SINGLE MALT WHISKY

DIVERGENCE Single Malt NZ Whisky – Virgin French Oak
700ml, 46% ABV
$110.00

Barrel: 100 and 50 litre virgin French allier oak barrels, medium-toasted.

Distillation: 100% Canterbury Malted Barley, Distilled October 2016

Aging: In Christchurch, >40 months in the original barrels

Bottled: 480

Tasting notes: Oak, vanilla , honey, new leather, malt sweetness, underlying cinnamon and anise spice, light oak tannin finish

Awards: Bronze – NZ Spirits Awards 2020 https://www.spiritsawardsnz.nz/results

DIVERGENCE Single Malt NZ Whisky- ex Bourbon Micro Barrel
700ml, 44% ABV
$150.00

Barrel: 20 litre ex-USA Bourbon barrel staves, re-coopered and re-charred

Distillation: 100% Canterbury Malted Barley, Distilled November 2017

Aging: In Christchurch, >30 months in the original barrel, top shelf of the racks, 2nd storey of the Distillery warehouse.

Bottled: 20

Tasting notes: Citrus and floral notes on the nose over a sweet cereal backnote. Light toffee, orange, light honey, floral and vanilla on the palate
with notes of clove/spice going to lingering vanilla and floral finish

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DIVERGENCE Single Malt NZ Whisky- Port and Sherry Double Cask
700ml, 44% ABV
$150.00

Barrel: 2 x 20 litre barrels. One re-coopered from ex South Australian Sherry and the other from South Australian Port cask staves.

Distillation: 100% Canterbury Malted Barley, Distilled October 2016

Aging: In Christchurch, >30 months in the original barrels, top shelf of the racks, 2nd storey of the Distillery warehouse. Merged together for bottling.

Bottled: 48

Tasting notes: Dark Gingerbread and molasses with dark chocolate and prune on the nose. Dark toffee, fruitcake, dark chocolate, mandarin, spice, black plum and raisin on the palate
Long, rich, black plum and cinnamon/anise/spice finish

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New Zealand Single Malt Whisky- Barrel 5004 – PX Micro Barrel Finished
500ml, 46% ABV
$120.00

Barrel: Fifty litre virgin French Allier oak., medium-toasted. 28 litre Pedro Ximenez Sherry barrel

Distillation: 100% Canterbury Malted Barley, Distilled October 2016

Aging: In Christchurch, >30 months in the original barrel, top shelf of the racks, 2nd storey of the Distillery warehouse for 24 months. Finished in a 28 litre Pedro Ximenez conditioned barrel.

Bottled: 49

Tasting notes: Sweet burnt toffee, sherry, raisins and toffee apples, a long rich finishh

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Micro Barrel – First Release – Barrel 1001
500ml, 45% ABV
$110.00

Barrel: Ten litre virgin French Allier oak., un-toasted

Distillation: 100% Canterbury Malted Barley, Distilled August 2016

Aging: In Christchurch, 18 months in the barrel, top shelf of the racks, 2nd storey of the Distillery warehouse

Bottled: 10

Tasting notes: Oak, vanilla , burnt toffee, malt sweetness, light tannins, a long peppery, oily finish

Awards: Silver Medal 2019 NZ Spirits Awards (https://www.spiritsawardsnz.nz/whiskey)

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Micro Barrel – Blackstrap Rum Manuka Aged
500ml, 45% ABV
$80.00

Barrel: Toasted and Charred Manuka Chip in Glass

Distillation: Blackstrap Molasses, Distilled January 2017

Aging: In Christchurch, 24 months on the chips, top shelf of the racks, 2nd storey of the Distillery warehouse

Bottled: 12

Tasting notes: rich toffee and molasses, creamy vanilla with hints of clove, nutmeg and New Zealand BBQ on the nose. Sweet woody notes on the palate with light molasses and maple syrup, vanilla, cream, honey and dried fruit with hints of baking spices. Finishes with light tannins and resinous wood. Aged rum but definitively not oak.

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Micro Barrel – Barrel 1001 – Manuka Finished
500ml, 45 % ABV
$130.00

Barrel: Ten litre virgin French Allier oak., un-toasted. Finished on toasted manuka

Distillation: 100% Canterbury Malted Barley, Distilled August 2016

Aging: In Christchurch, 18 months in the barrel, top shelf of the racks, 2nd storey of the Distillery warehouse. Finished with toasted Manuka Chips for 9 months

Bottled: 9

Tasting notes: sweet manuka wood, vanilla, light honey, light manuka smokiness, malt sweetness, light tannins, a long rich finish