Web Exclusive Price
£42.29 ex VAT
(£72.50 per litre)
Starward Solera Malt Whisky is made at the New World Whisky Distillery in Victoria, Australia. Made using Australian malted barley and aged in Australian apera (fortified wine) casks. Rich and sweet, with a spicy finish.
New World Whisky Distillery is based in Melbourne, Australia, focuses on the flavour of its spirits, using Australian Apera casks (fortified wine) to mature its single malts.Tasting Notes (2)
- Black Pepper
Tasting notes by Billy A
Sweetshop notes leap out of the glass – tins of travel sweets and candy necklaces – accompanied by candied flowers, spiced sponge cake with butter icing and jam filling, sugar-dusted puff pastry, sultanas and a touch of gooey caramel.
Thick and sweet, with golden-syrup sandwiches (on brown bread), malt loaf, ginger cake, speculaas and lebkuchen biscuits, and a background hint of black liquorice. As that calms down, the liquorice slowly becomes more minty and mentholy, with a touch of milk chocolate and cherry jam sneaking in around the sides.
Fresh and leafy to start, with mint slowly fading to a sweet and chocolatey end.
While the spiciness on the palate suggests that this whisky is youthful, it has definitely picked up a lot of flavour in its time in wood and combines freshness with complexity. There's a marked contrast between nose, palate and finish, but each element works well. I'm a fan.
Producer's Tasting Notes
Ripe orchard fruits: pears, bananas and apples with vinous raisins and dried figs. Caramel, vanilla and marzipan balance the fruit.
Filled with rich, toasty caramel, creme brulee, more fruit, pepper, sandalwood, nutmeg and marzipan. A full, sweet, juicy mouthfeel.
More from Starward
This is very complex for a no age whisky and smooth as well. Nose: vanilla, tropical fruits, Banana, cherry , orange, raisin. Taste: Malt,Vanilla, cherry, Raisin and a smooth spice. Finish: Is Long and incredible, Malt, Dark Chocolate, Jaffa/Orange.
First time I’ve tasted a whisky from Australia and it didn’t disappoint. A sweet and well rounded nose. On the palate I got caramel, dark chocolate and macaroons. I highly recommend giving this one a try.
A beautifully rounded and mellow whisky. Rich and sugary on the palate
Rich, nutty and sweet - like biscuits in a glass! I've ordered my second bottle already.
Being a Aussie I might be a little biased this is one of the Better Australian whiskys available overseas. Starward has a nice color. a very caramalized smell and taste. I wouldn't call it very sweet but Semi sweet. Very pleasurable to drink.
You May Also Like
New Zealand 18 Year Old Double Wood BlendedTWE Exclusive
(£199.90 per litre)
(£44.54 per litre)
(£50.35 per litre)
Reverend Hubert Winter Liqueur
(£68.90 per litre)
Milk & Honey New Make Single Malt Spirit
(£49.93 per litre)
Glenglassaugh Octaves ClassicBatch 2
(£81.36 per litre)
Good To Know
How we pack
Our boxes are made of 100% recyclable cardboard. Our special air-inflated packaging is both re-usable and recyclable, as well as efficient to both transport and dispose of.
Flexible Delivery Options
We deliver to countries all over the world! You can also select express delivery, or pick a specific delivery date, at checkout.
Packed With Care
Our experienced warehouse team take great care with every order. As specialists in glass packaging they ensure that your items stay safe and secure in transit.
14-Day returns policy
We want you to be 100% happy with your order and it is our aim to ensure that all products supplied to all customers arrive in perfect condition. You have the right to cancel your order at any time without being charged for the goods ordered within 14 days of purchasing (other than for perishable or personalised products or those products that have been specified as non-returnable).