Lark Archive Single Cask LD 65 2007 Single Malt Whisky - Historic

Lark Archive Single Cask LD 65 2007 Single Malt Whisky - Historic

$825 AUD

43% 500 ml

This takes us back to the early days of Lark whisky when the entire family had a role in building the impeccable Lark reputation for innovation combined with traditional distilling skills.

This particular barrel, which does not reveal its year of filling, but was bottled in 2007, was the work of Kristy, daughter of Bill and Lyn Lark, who is now an independent distiller in her own right at Killara Distillery.

How many bottles did this barrel turn out once the spirit was reduced to a very acceptable 43% abv? Who knows? One thing is certain – very few have survived.

 

This product is located in Australia.

Distillery

Lark Distillery

Mention Tasmanian whisky and the name Lark immediately comes to mind. After all, the Lark family have been at it since 1992 and although ownership has changed and Bill Lark’s involvement is more ambassadorial than hands on, the brand still carries tremendous weight in the world’s whisky halls. The fact is that many more people have heard of Lark than have sampled the whisky and as evidence of that there were for a spell no new expressions of Lark available.  And so, whilst that was a tribute to Bill Lark and the team, it was also frustrating for the many Lark enthusiasts and the inevitable deprivation visited upon them by this distillery with no (mature) whisky!

Under new ownership that frustration is being addressed by the Lark product taking on a rather different character which is leading to higher volume, wider distribution and presumably lower prices.

We wish the new-look Lark well, but as true friends of the original Lark and its followers, we herewith provide a unique selection of dearly departed Lark expressions whose scarcity is on an ever-upwards trajectory. We also offer carefully selected independent bottlings of early Lark, most notably under the Heartwood label.