Powerscourt Distillery introduces the Fercullen 15 Year Old Irish Whiskey, marking a new chapter in its esteemed lineage. This whiskey, a 15-year-old single grain, aged in first fill ex-bourbon barrels married with some Madeira cask finished whiskey captures the essence of the depth and diversity of the Irish whiskey landscape. Available directly from the distillery and online starting 4 September, with wider retail distribution soon after, the Fercullen 15 is bottled at 41.5% ABV and has an RRP of €80.
Dive into the exquisite taste of Fercullen 15-Year-Old Irish Whiskey: a blend meticulously distilled from 95% corn and 5% malt. Aged for a full 15 years in first-fill ex-bourbon barrels, part of the blend is then gracefully finished in Madeira casks. This final touch elevates its character, infusing it with a rich depth and captivating notes of dried fruit spice. Bottled at 41.5% ABV, non-chill filtered and with natural colour, this whiskey is the perfect step up into the aged category for the discerning whiskey drinker.
Speaking about this release, John Cashman, head of brand and new product development Powerscourt Distiller says, “Fercullen 15 is a great addition to the Fercullen Irish whiskey portfolio. With this release we are highlighting the versatility and drinkability of grain whiskey, an otherwise underrepresented category of Irish whiskey. This whiskey has all the subtlety one would expect from single grain Irish whiskey, but with a more enhanced mouthfeel and character from the influence of the Madeira casks.”
As with its predecessors, this release is a testament to the distillery’s commitment to quality and heritage. The Fercullen 15 Year Old is a tribute to the enduring spirit of Irish whiskey craftsmanship. Its maturation journey, from the ex-bourbon barrels to Influence of the Madeira cask element speaks to a blend of age-old tradition and innovative flair.