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Heritage Red Gum Cask Single Malt Whisky

Heritage Red Gum Cask Single Malt Whisky

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Our latest limited release is an outstanding whisky literally steeped in uniquely Australian character. Heritage Red Gum Cask Single Malt Whisky has been matured in a cask made from Australian native red gum and used to mature apera fortified wine for many decades.

Our Head Distiller Dave Withers has a personal connection to these casks through his father’s stories. “I have a clear memory of my dad passing on stories he heard about fortified wine barrels being made from native eucalyptus timbers in the 1930s. Many years later, I heard from one of our coopers about a small parcel of wine casks that had an oddly red colour to the timber. I called my dad right away and told him what I had discovered. ‘Wow,’ he said. ‘That’s a piece of Australian history. Get those casks!”

Now after more than four years of maturation, these casks are tasting an absolute treat. With notes of incense and bush honey and a restrained elegance both satisfying and assertive. As part of our ongoing mission to create truly Australian whiskies, we can’t wait to share this rare single malt with you.

Tasting Notes


Incredibly complex, intertwining sun-dried raisins, bush honey, and apricots with subtle undertones of eucalypt, sandalwood, and hazelnut butter.


Silky at the onset, unveiling glacé cherries and dried orange zest that smoothly transition into a deep, expansive mid-palate boasting rockmelon, roasted pecans, and dried jasmine flowers.


A prolonged and intricate interplay between cask and spirit concludes with a crescendo of milk chocolate, bush honey, and lingering incense.

Production Notes

Grain Sourced

Malt TypeTreatmentBarley VarietyOrigin
Voyager Schooner Malt (Heritage Barley)Light KilnSchoonerCentral NSW
Floor malted amber maltExtended kilningMixedEastern Australia
Floor malted light crystal maltHighly kilnedMixedEastern Australia
Voyager chocolate maltRoastedMixedCentral NSW