A very welcome addition to the Dunville’s Irish Whiskey range, the 12 Year Old PX Cask. Similar to the Dunville’s 10 Year Old, this whiskey has also been finished in PX sherry casks. Rich in flavour & extremely well-rounded.
Nose: Layerings of tropical and orchard fruits and light pepper spices, encompassed in soft, powerful but controlled oak, and then a definite hint of Christmas cake that speaks of the quality of the PX sherry hogsheads.
Palate: Softer on the palate than the PX10 release, and a definite improvement on an already spectacular whiskey, this is very accomplished indeed. The softer malt is complimented by the viscous sweetness from the PX casks, with more green apples, freshly cut green grass, banana cake, spiced vanilla custard and that wonderful Dunville’s candied orange grace note accompanying the dried fruits,
raisins, figs and sweet luxurious sherry.
Finish: Medium finish, voluptuous, juicy and chewy. While the warmth from the 46% abv bottling carries those sweet sherry notes through, the final say is reserved for that wonderfully controlled oak which once again reveals itself in the last lingering moments to reassert its authority on this truly exquisite whiskey.