Bushmills 21 Year
Bushmills 21-Year-Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey at Third Base Market & Spirits
Bushmills 21-Year-Old Single Malt is an exemplar of the pinnacle of Irish whiskey-making, a meticulously matured spirit that pays homage to centuries-old traditions. With its triple wood maturation process involving bourbon, Oloroso Sherry, and Madeira casks, this expression offers an unparalleled complexity and depth. An exemplar of quality, it is one of the carefully curated selections available at Third Base Market & Spirits, a haven for connoisseurs.
- Name: Bushmills 21-Year-Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey
- Type: Single Malt Irish Whiskey
- Age: 21 Years
- Region: County Antrim, Northern Ireland
- Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 40%
Tasting Notes and Technical Description:
This Irish whiskey displays an enticing amber hue with mahogany undertones, a visual indicator of its advanced age and intricate maturation process.
The olfactory experience of Bushmills 21-Year-Old is a rich tapestry of nuanced aromas. Top notes of dried fruit and toasted almonds are seamlessly intertwined with honeycomb, dark chocolate, and a hint of fresh mint, creating a bouquet that is both complex and inviting.
Upon sipping, one is immediately greeted by a velvety texture and an extraordinary palette of flavors. Elements of ripe plum and blackberry are underscored by toasted oak, layers of spice, and a touch of citrus zest. The whiskey's 21-year maturation in a trio of cask types lends it an exceptional balance and depth, manifesting in a kaleidoscope of flavors that unfold in a symphonic progression.
The finish is exceedingly long and sumptuously warm, leaving a lasting impression of toffee sweetness and a subtle, nuanced spiciness. Traces of dried fig and raisin linger, accompanied by a gentle smokiness that adds yet another layer of complexity.
In terms of mouthfeel, Bushmills 21-Year-Old is voluptuous yet refined, a testament to its extended aging process. Its superbly integrated alcohol gives it a warm, rounded feel that envelops the palate without overwhelming it.
Third Base Market & Spirits Perspective:
For those frequenting Third Base Market & Spirits in quest of an Irish whiskey that serves as a paradigm of mastery in distillation and aging, Bushmills 21-Year-Old should stand atop your list. This whiskey is not merely a spirit; it's an odyssey through Ireland's rich, whiskey-making heritage, encapsulated in each bottle.
Due to the lengthy maturation and the laborious crafting process, availability is often limited. It is thus highly advisable to secure a bottle when the opportunity presents itself.
In conclusion, Bushmills 21-Year-Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey is an epicurean journey that challenges and rewards the palate in equal measure. It combines advanced aging and a triumvirate of cask influences to produce a spirit of remarkable complexity and elegance. Available exclusively at Third Base Market & Spirits, this is a whiskey that deserves a reserved spot in any serious whiskey aficionado's collection.