French whisky has prospered in recent years. There are currently three distilleries making single malt whisky in France: Guillon, Glann ar Mor (who have recently produced a peated expression named Kornog) and Warenghem in Bretagne, which has existed since 1900 but only began making whisky in 1994. Read More »
An innovative malt from this Breton distillery. The whisky is aged first in Breton oak casks before being finished in sherry casks. This whisky has a real marine influence, which no doubt comes from the distillery's coastal location.
From French distillery Glann ar Mor comes this bourbon cask-matured edition of their 35ppm Kornog single malt, named Taouarc'h Trived (not sure what that means). All the Glann ar Mor whiskies are bottled without chill-filtration or colouring.
A single cask 2002 vintage (millésime) release from Armorik, produced at the Warenghem distillery in Brittany. The first 10 year old to be released by the distillery, this was aged in a cask which was previously used for oloroso sherry. Whisky Bible Awards 2014: 92 Points