Limited edition Commemorative bottle of English single malt whiskey for the wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton on 29th April 2011.
St George’s (England)
St. George’s Distillery is situated at Roudham, between Cambridge and Norwich in Norfolk, England Opened at the end of 2006 and the first distillery in England to produce malt whiskey in over a hundred years. St. George’s Distillery is equipped with two copper stills and water is extracted from an aquifer deep beneath the distillery. Around thirteen barrels of St. George’s spirit are produced per week, just one more than Edradour which is one of the smallest distilleries in Scotland. Both peated and unpeated malt whiskey is being matured and bottled at St. George’s Distillery.
Nose: Light, delicate and subtle. Floral, grassy armoas developing into a sweet malted barley. A hint of almonds (think marizipan, amaretto biscuits). Delicate liquorice as well as raisins and sultanas. Slight hint of vanilla and tropical fruits; bananas and mangos. A waft of peat smoke in the background.
Palate: Starts very soft and creamy with notes of vanilla, honey and sultana, then peppery chilli like spice kicks in followed by caramel, toasted almonds and liquorice. Light smoke again present. Palate runs from sweet to spicy and then dry.