WATERFORD WHISKY Waterford Whisky Ratheadon 1.2 Single Malt Irish Whiskey 70Cl 50%


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Indulge in the unique experience of Waterford Whisky Ratheadon 1.2, a single malt Irish Whiskey embodying the vibrant history and fertile soils of County Carlow. This exclusive Irish release has been cultivated on the Ratheadon terroir, a floodplain of the "bubbling" River Barrow, where the McDonnell family, four generations of growers, have farmed for over five decades.

Ratheadon 1.2 shines with an amber hue, with a thick oiliness and enviable legs. On the nose, its youthful spirit is met with a cascade of floral and honey notes, softened by malt, digestive biscuits and gentle spices, with undertones of mandarins and berry fruits. The palate delivers white pepper, ginger, pearl barley, honey oiliness, soft spices, and a taste reminiscent of orange barley sweets. The finish leaves an enduring spice, enhanced by an oily mouthfeel that leaves you yearning for another sip.

This remarkable single malt is the creation of Waterford Whisky, a distillery revered for its terroir-driven ethos and dedication to innovative whisky production. With a unique TÉIREOIR code on each bottle, you can trace your whiskey's journey from field to glass, unlocking insights about its origin, the farmers, and the maturation process.

Guided by Master Distiller Ned Gahan, Waterford Whisky marries modern technology with traditional copper pot stills, achieving exceptional quality and nuanced flavours that whiskey enthusiasts worldwide admire.

Whether you're new to Irish Whiskey or a seasoned collector, Waterford Whisky Ratheadon 1.2 is a bottle you can't afford to miss. So why wait? Embrace the taste of Irish heritage today. Visit our online store to secure your bottle and embark on a flavoursome journey through the Irish malting barley heartlands.

ABV: 50%

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Relish in the captivating narrative of Waterford Whisky Ratheadon 1.2, a single malt Irish Whiskey that echoes the rich lineage and fertile terroirs of County Carlow. Exclusively released in Ireland, this distinctive spirit originates from the Ratheadon region - a floodplain cradled by the charming, "bubbling" River Barrow. In this distinctive landscape, the McDonnell family, spanning four generations, have cultivated their barley for over five decades.

Witness the sheer vitality of Ratheadon 1.2 in every pour. The whiskey catches the eye with an evocative amber hue, with a viscous oiliness that demonstrates the whiskey's superb quality. Its 'legs' on the glass, an indication of alcohol content and viscosity, are the stuff of a connoisseur's dreams.

Allow the scents to whisk you away to the Irish countryside. Initially, its youthful vigour captures your senses, soon replaced by a harmonious blend of floral and honey notes. Allow the malt, digestive biscuits and gentle spices to waft through your senses, punctuated by notes of mandarins and berry fruits. The nose is akin to sinking into a comfortable leather seat – familiar, comforting, yet full of anticipation.

Take a sip and you're greeted by a complex palate teeming with white pepper, ginger, and pearl barley. Its oiliness carries a honeyed sweetness, melding with soft spices and a nostalgic nod to orange barley sweets. Each mouthful concludes with a lingering spice that captivates your taste buds, tied together with an endlessly mouthwatering oiliness.

Behind this exceptional single malt is Waterford Whisky, a distillery celebrated for its pioneering terroir-driven ethos and unwavering commitment to the craft of innovative whisky production. Waterford's ground-breaking TÉIREOIR code, provided on each bottle, allows you to trace the history of your whiskey – the field, the farmers, the harvest, distillation and maturation – creating a bridge of transparency from field to bottle.

Under the watchful eye of Master Distiller Ned Gahan, Waterford Whisky harmonises the best of the old and the new, fusing cutting-edge technology with traditional copper pot stills to craft spirits of exceptional quality. The result? A range of unique whiskies with intricate flavour profiles, capturing the very essence of their individual farms of origin.

Waterford Whisky Ratheadon 1.2, with its intricate nuances and deep-rooted Irish provenance, is a captivating proposition for both neophytes and connoisseurs of Irish Whiskey. Its blend of unparalleled quality, rich Irish heritage, and unique flavour profile make it a must-have addition to your collection.

So, why resist this remarkable exploration of Irish terroir? Seize the opportunity to experience a unique journey through the heartlands of Irish malting barley. Visit our online store now and secure your bottle of Waterford Whisky Ratheadon 1.2. Embark on an unforgettable voyage of the senses today.


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