Our Tasting notes.
Heartwood ‘Port Brother From Another Mother’ Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 500ml 59.8%
Marking the 1st time Heartwood has age spirit from New Zealand yielding 154 bottles.
500ml: 59.8% alc
Region: North Hobart, Tasmania
Cask type: Tawny
Bottled: April 2021
Here’s the inaugural release of Heartwood’s New Zealand whisky collection that see’s Tim Duckett (owner of Heartwood) source new-make spirit from NZ and age it in a 50-year-old Australian Vintage Tawny cask. This is the first time Heartwood has ever aged spirit outside of Tasmania making this a real collector’s item.
Tim Duckett comments:
“In the dark recesses of our bond store and my mind we have found port cask that is absolutely brilliant. The spirit was distilled in….wait for it….New Zealand….into a 50 yo Australian vintage port cask. Might have to call it “Port Brother from Another Mother”