Irish Whiskey from Waterford Distillery

With a long history in the drinks industry, having been involved in La Reserve Fine Wines & Spirits and Murray McDavid independent bottlers, and later the purchasing of Bruichladdich Distillery in 2000, Mark Reynier founded the Waterford Distillery in 2014 from a converted former Guinness brewery and set out to produce the first terroir-driven Irish single malt whiskey. Waterford puts a particular emphasis on barley and Single Farm Origin, placing Terroir, Traceability and Transparency at the heart of its philosophy.

The word “cuvée” means assemblages, reflecting Waterford’s approach to separately harvesting, distilling and maturing individual terroirs and individual farms, producing Single Farm Origins. Koffi, named after the artist who produced the label’s artwork, was released in 2021. It is Waterford’s oldest whiskey to date, matured for six years.

This single malt is made up of 24 different single farm origin elements, and is matured in a mix of first-fill American oak bourbon, new American oak, French oak, and Vin Doux Naturel casks.

Waterford Cuvée: Koffi is bottled at 50% abv without colouring or chill-filtration.