Archie Rose has launched its eleventh limited edition release, the Heritage Red Gum Cask Single Malt Whisky, matured in native Australian red gum timber casks.

Inspired by stories passed between generations of Australian winemakers and Archie Rose’s master distiller, Dave Withers – the rare bottle aims to pay tribute to the continual evolution of Australian Whisky.

Honouring a long-standing family history and questioning what local whisky could look like in the future, Archie Rose used its distinctive Single Malt Whisky as a base spirit and matured it in native Australian red gum timber casks believed to be from the 1930s, used for many decades mature apera (sherry style) fortified wine.

Heritage Red Gum Cask Single Malt Whisky offers a balance of bush-honey, incense and rich malt flavours.

Crafted to highlight six malts, rather than the traditional one or two, the original Single Malt Whisky itself has been matured predominantly in toasted and charred Australian apera cask, ex-bourbon and 36-month air-dried ex-rye casks.

A limited release of 3950 bottles is available at the Archie Rose Bar & Cellar Door.

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