TORONTO, January 25, 2023 /CNW/ – Corby Spirit and Wine’s Lot No. 40 Dark Oak Premium Whiskey has been awarded Premium Whiskey of the Year and Excellence – Line Extension of the Year at the Canadian Whiskey Awards 2023.
“For more than 160 years, we have been dedicated to becoming synonymous with premium, award-winning Canadian whiskeys. These results are a true reflection of the fact that not only is the future brighter than it has ever been for whiskeys Canadians, but what happens when you take the time to listen to your consumers, customers and colleagues,” says Dr. Don LivermoreMaster Blender at Hiram Walker and Sons Distillery in Windsor, ON. “We are extremely honored to have been recognized in this year’s awards for our work and we remain committed to expanding Canadian whiskey to the world.”
Organized each year in conjunction with the Victoria Whiskey Festival, the Canadian Whiskey Awards recognize the best Canadian whiskeys and encourage distillers to maintain the highest quality standards. To qualify, a whiskey must be distilled and aged in Canada. Winners are selected by an independent panel of whiskey experts in blind taste tests. This year the awards were particularly special as they were presented in person for the first time in three years due to the pandemic.
Lot #40 Dark Oak also received a gold award, while lot #40 100% Pot Still Rye received a silver award alongside the JP Wiser’s brand for:
- 10 years
- 18 years old
- 15 years old
Lot n° 40 dark oak
Lot 40 Dark Oak is a larger, bolder version of Lot 40 rye whisky. Retaining the base essence of Lot 40 – 100% rye, distilled in a pot still, aged in new American oak barrels – Dark Oak is finished in a second new oak barrel, this time heavily charred. This finish in a new, char no. 4 barrel adds even more notes and color from the barrel, resulting in a bolder and more intense rye whiskey which is then bottled at 48% ABV
Lot N° 40 100% Pot Still Rye
Batch #40 is made in small batches using 100% rye grain in a single copper pot still. This concentrates the spicy notes of rye, while retaining the fruity and floral notes of fermentation. The whiskey is then aged in virgin white oak barrels to bring out notes of vanilla, toffee and toffee, resulting in a complex and bold whisky.
Deluxe by JP Wiser
Our signature whisky, JP Wiser’s Deluxe is a full-bodied, award-winning Canadian rye whisky. The sweetness of toffee, toffee and vanilla is balanced with toasted grains and oak to create a complex aroma and body. The perfect introduction to the JP Wiser line, it’s a great gift for the whiskey novice – and is also at home on your bar cart as a permanent favourite, ready to mix into your next cocktail. whiskey.
10 years of JP Wiser
The perfect drink when you want to relax or indulge yourself with a classic, traditional Canadian whisky. JP Wiser’s 10YO makes an impressive gift for a whiskey lover or an enchanting addition to your bar cart at home. Aged for 10 years and distilled in triple barrels, this whiskey has aromas of caramel, honeycomb toffee, vanilla, dried fruits and rye spices with subtle tasting notes of green apple and drops of Pear.
JP Wiser’s 18 year old
That golden hour, when you uncork the JP Wiser’s 18 Year Old Canadian Whiskey you’ve been waiting to enjoy. Aged to develop the smoothest finish, you’ll taste notes of pine, spice and oak along with the freshness of fall flowers and the crisp acidity of green apple.
JP Wiser’s 15 year old
Aged for 15 years, this best-selling JP Wiser whiskey is a classic member of our portfolio. At the first sip, it’s a blend of spiced caramel and deliciously creamy caramel notes. Its dried fruit and peppery finish make it a memorable happy hour at home. Taste it pure or on the rocks to appreciate all the depth of its flavor.
Lot #40 and JP Wiser’s can be purchased online at JP Wiser’s.
About Corby Spirits and Wines
Corby Spirits and Wine Limited is a Canadian leader in the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of spirits and wines. Corby’s own brand portfolio includes some of the most renowned brands in the Canada, including JP Wiser’s®, Lot 40® and Pike Creek® Canadian whiskeys, Lamb’s® rum, Polar Ice® vodka, McGuinness® liqueurs, Ungava® gin, Cabot Trail® maple liqueurs and Chic Choc® spiced rum, and Affair® wines. Through its affiliation with Pernod Ricard SA, a world leader in the spirits and wine industry, Corby also represents leading international brands such as ABSOLUT® vodka, Chivas Regal®, The Glenlivet® Scotch whiskeys and Ballantine’s ®, Jameson® Irish whiskey, Beefeater® gin, Malibu® rum, Kahlúa® liqueur, Mumm® champagne and Jacob’s Creek®, Wyndham Estate®, Stoneleigh®, Campo Viejo® and Kenwood® wines. Corby is a publicly traded company based in Toronto, Ontario, and listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbols CSW.A and CSW.B. For more information, visit our website or follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram or Twitter.
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For further information: Valérie Brive-Turtle – Senior Director, Communications, PR and S&R, Corby Spirit and Wine, Email: [email protected]