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Midleton Dair Ghaelach Tree No.9

Midleton Dair Ghaelach Tree No.9
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Winning bid: £135.00
Lot number: 072-4691

This an exciting release from Midleton - it is the first whiskey to be finished in virgin Irish Oak Hogsheads.

At Midleton, a selection of traditional Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey distillates, matured for between 15 and 22 years in ex-Bourbon casks, were married together before being filled into native Irish Oak Hogsheads harvested from 130 year old oak trees from Grinsell’s Wood, within the Ballaghtobin Estate in Co. Kilkenny.

The idea behind this bottling was to use oak from a sustainable source according to Kevin O’Gorman, Master of Maturation at Irish Distillers. It was the culmination of several years planning and work, quite an interesting project.

Cask Type: Finished in Virgin Native Irish Oak Hogshead

Batch Number: 01

Tree Number: 09

58.2% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 2868

Please examine all images of the lot, any packaging and labels carefully and satisfy yourself as to their condition before making a bid.

Featured in: The 72nd Auction (March 24 – April 2, 2017)