Crafting the first-ever 21-year-old Three Ships Whisky took insight, innovation and - above all - patience. While the earth travelled around the sun 21 times over 21 years, the precious liquid that would become Three Ships Millennium bided its time.
Now finally, the dark amber colouring and rich taste with a soft and spicy finish is ready to be revealed to the handful of whisky lovers fortunate enough to experience it. Crafted by Master Distiller Andy Watts, and matured by the South African sun over
CRAFTING AND MATURATION
On the eve of the millennium, Master Distiller Andy Watts had the vision and foresight to begin the creation of what would become the first-ever 21-year-old Three Ships Whisky. The liquid rested in ex-bourbon American Oak casks for 10 years, 300-litre hogsheads for five; then Oloroso casks, before finally back to aged ex-bourbon oak.
Colour: Rich dark amber.
Nose: Nutmeg, roasted nuts, sherry sweetness, coffee, whole dried coriander, earthy with whiffs of sea breeze saltiness.
Palate: Warm with peppery, savoury aromas and lingering nutmeg and spice.
Finish: Salty with an impressive softness of spice and deilcate sweetness.
Alcohol content: 51.8% ABV.
Pack sizes: 750ml in a gift box.
Limited edition: Only 1 202 bottles released.