.three ships – 10yo

“Back in 2003, the first South African single malt whisky was released in the form of Three Ships 10 Year Old. This limited-release earned a gold medal at the 2007 International Wine and Spirits Competition and showed the world that South Africa and Three Ships were serious about their whisky. “

43% abv, €60, single malt

Nose: fresh, spicy, cinnamon, sweet, vanilla, citrus, lime, fresh cut grass

Palate: slight dry, fresh, spicy, cinnamon, hay, citrus, orange peel 
Finish: sweet, honey, white wine, fresh cherries, red berries
Mark: +++++ 
Conclusion: really nice.

Andy Watts, master distiller at JSDistillery told me in a tweet his “dreams are still in wood”. If this is any example of what he is holding back for us, the future sure does look promising…


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