Friday, September 20, 2019


The Echlinville Distillery in County Down, Northern Ireland, has announced the launch of a new cask strength Dunville’s Irish Whiskey expression.

Dunville’s VR 18 Year Old Port Mourant Rum Finish (57% ABV) has been finished in casks that previously held 41 Year Old Demerera rum, from the Port Mourant Estate Distillery in Guyana.
Dunville's VR 18 Year Old Port Mourant Rum Finish

Dunville’s VR 18 Year Old Port Mourant Rum Finish, has already picked up four international accolades. It was named Best Irish Single Cask at the World Whiskies Awards and Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible in 2018, Best Irish Single Malt aged 13-20 Years at the World Whiskies Awards 2019 and Irish Single Cask Gold Medal Winner at the Irish Whiskey Awards 2018.

This latest release joins Dunville’s PX 12 Year Old Single Malt, Dunville’s Three Crowns and Dunville’s Three Crowns Peated, which have recently been relaunched with new look bespoke bottles and gift packs.

Commenting on the news, Jarlath Watson from The Echlinville Distillery, said: “When Echlinville became the proud custodians of Dunville’s Irish Whiskey, we made it our founding goal to revive restore Dunville’s it to its rightful place among the premier whiskeys of the world. This latest release perfectly realises that goal and encompasses Echlinville’s ethos of tradition meets innovation.”

He went onto say: “Dunville’s VR 18 Year Old Port Mourant Rum Finish is the perfect marriage of mature Irish Single Malt and exquisite Caribbean Rum, having been masterfully finished in some of the last remaining casks from the famous Port Mourant Estate Distillery."

Dunville’s VR 18 Year Old Port Mourant Rum Finish, will be available later this month, directly from the Echlinville Distillery and select retailers, for a RRP of £585.00.

Posted by Steve Rush