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PIQUE-NIQUE SUMMER '22

MICRO CUVÉE

Key Facts

TITLE Pique-Nique Summer ’22
MATURATION 1429 DAYS OR 3 YEARS, 10 MONTH 29 DAYS
ASSEMBLAGE DATE 7 December 2021
Bottled 28 April 2022
ABV 50%
For Market Online
No. OF BOTTLES 650

PIQUE-NIQUE SUMMER ’22

Golden meadow, babbling brook, zephyr breeze, azure sky; a lazy, hazy dejeuner sur l’herbe under dappled relief, a blanket on the grass & time on one’s hands. Pique-Nique is an occasional, lighthearted, seasonal dram created with only such frivolous bucolic pleasures in mind – this is a new expression of Head Distiller Ned’s little summer pudding of Single Farm Origin synthesis.

Note: For 2022, we intended to release only 1,200 bottles – as the labels, which are created in advance, state. However – and we’re absolutely not blaming Head Distiller Ned’s use of a calculator – we only made enough for 650 bottles, or thereabouts…

Head Distiller's Observations

Appearance: Rose gold with tear drop oils.

Nose: Perfumed elegance, lavender, barley dust, white chocolate, red apple peel, mandarin orange, fresh cut grass, fruity bubble gum.

Taste: Dry pear, light spice, ripe banana, biscoff, mouth puckering, dark chocolate, cherry cola, sultanas, barley sugar, bell pepper, fruit cake.

Finish: Dry, lingering light spice, chewable, light clove.

Grower Info

Grower
Farm
County
Type
Evan McDonnell
Mortarstown
Carlow
Conventional
Peter Cummins
Ballykelly
Wexford
Conventional
Sean & Pierce Cousins
Kilmore Quay
Wexford
Conventional
Francis Kehoe
Lacken
Wexford
Conventional
Leonard & Barry Ashmore
Blackcastle
Kildare
Conventional
Kenneth Ashmore
Knockroe
Kildare
Conventional
Henry Yeats
Coolagh House
Kildare
Conventional
Thomas Kehoe
Ballywilliam
Wexford
Conventional

Barley, Yeast & Water

FERMENTATION TIME 147
Production water Volcanic Aquifer

A Pique-Nique... On Islay?

Last year, we managed to smuggle the first edition of Pique-Nique to our founder and CEO Mark Reynier, whilst at home on Islay.

Cask Composition

PREMIUM FRENCH OAK
60%
VIN DOUX NATUREL
40%

Wood

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