Lark Small Cask Aged Port Cask No 230 Bottled 2011 Tasmanian Single Malt Whisky

Lark Small Cask Aged Port Cask No 230 Bottled 2011 Tasmanian Single Malt Whisky

$850 AUD

43% ABV 700 ml

This is from ex-Port cask No 230 bottled in 2011, in the old dumpy style bottle complete with sturdy box. Signed by William Lark.

 

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.