Amrut Portonova

Amrut Portonova

(0.7l, 62.1%)


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A single malt with enough flavor and power to align your chakras

The distillery's name — Amrut — comes from Indian mythology, translating as “Elixir of Life” from Sanskrit. Perfect, right? The distillery was founded in 1948. But while other local distilling shops in India were focused on low-cost production, the entire history of Amrut has been a story of improvement, quality, and taste. They really care, and that shows in all of the progress and growth they have experienced over the years. Today, they produce a range of eleven core Whiskies and a few special editions, all tasty-good. In 2010, no less than Jim Murray called Amrut Single Malt the “Third Finest Whisky in the World.” John Hansell of The Whiskey Advocate has raved as well, and we think that you’ll love it too.

“Portonova” literally means “new port” in Portuguese. But in his case, not “new port” in the ship and dock sense, but “new Port” as in Port Wine. Amrut Portonova Indian Single Malt is Amrut's now famous and award-winning Single Malt Whisky aged first in ex-Bourbon casks, then finished in Port Wine pipes (special narrower casks) imported from Portugal. And importantly, it’s bottled at a SERIOUS 62.1% ABV — making this Bangalore-born dram a flavor-packed powerhouse of cask-strength Whisky wonder.

  • Category
  • Style
    Indian Single Malt Whisky
  • Region
  • Country
  • Alcohol
  • Distillery
  • Age
  • Maturation
    Ex-Bourbon casks and finished in Port Wine pipes

Flavour Spiral™

About The Flavour Spiral

dried fruit
milk chocolate
What does Amrut Portonova taste like?

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Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Deep mahogany.

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Dense, chocolate-covered cherries, butter toffee, coconut milk, and a dash of black pepper.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
A thick flavor blast with bananas-foster, marmalade, and toffee.

Long, smooth, and a bit tart.
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