One of the fabulous things about our Whisky Ladies is their adventurous spirit and itchy feet… which means any given month a few can’t make it as they are off traversing the world.
For our group – this is a huge plus as it means bringing back little gems which otherwise could never be obtained.
Even while back-packing with minimal luggage, one of our ladies scored in Austria a few very interesting miniatures which were duly shared at our “winter” session… paying homage to European ski destinations.
What did we think?
Wieser’s Uuahouua Pinot Noir 40%
- Nose – Very sweet with a bit of spice, oranges, buttery, then like gummy bears
- Palate – Very winey, like a desert whisky, though still a bit raw, goes down rather well
- Finish – Spice with a surprisingly long finish
Now this whisky might just be worth seeing where they go next. Like many European wine cask finishes, there is something unique.
While I have no idea what the 200 ml bottle set our Whisky Lady back, it seems you can purchase a full 700 ml bottle from a supermarket in Austria – how civilized! It currently costs approximately €54 for the 7 year version.
Here’s what they have to say:
Luminous Chestnut red. Fruity and velvety like Pinot Noir. Feminine wine flavour and masculine Malt in perfect harmony. A contrast which couldn’t be greater: a high-tech distillery in a 1,000-year-old house, a joining of things traditional and modern. Markus Wieser, the grandson of the Austrian wine pioneer Josef Jamek, is a passionate master distiller of … Alle Produkte von Wieser
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