The Lark Legacy 19 Year Old - one of two unprecedented whiskies with an extraordinary heritage
Lark 19 Year Old Cask One 'HHF582B' Legacy Tasmanian Single Malt Whisky was crafted during Bill Lark’s tenure as Head Distiller at a renowned Tasmanian distillery. For nearly two decades this precious spirit was nurtured, soaking up complexity and history under the careful watch of Bill before finding its permanent home in the Lark bond store. Nineteen years later, the result is this inaugural Legacy release; two bottlings containing some of the rarest, oldest single malts ever to emerge from the House of Lark. A rich testament to the care and craftsmanship of Bill Lark that captures the spirit of his original pioneering vision, a Tasmanian legacy that will endure for years to come.
First filled into HH581 and HH582 in January of 2001, it spent the first 15 years of its life relatively undisturbed in these original French Oak casks. In 2016, these two casks caught the eye of Lark Head Distiller Chris Thomson, who realised their potential to become something even more incredible with a little helping hand. He started them on a finishing journey that has seen them married and matured into the exquisite whisky we share with you now.
NOSE: An old attic filled with nostalgic memories of salted caramels, liquorice, peppermint ice-cream, and chica cherry cola.
PALATE: Soft, buttery caramel—barely set and still warm—is followed by an intricate tapestry of dates, roasted apple, golden syrup, coffee eclairs, and
FINISH: Dark chocolate, coffee, nougat, and nutmeg. An elegant and nuanced evening stroll down memory lane.
500ml | 63.4% ABV | Tasmania, Australia