Whisky “Dumangin Finish”

1st Range : World Whiskies

Orkney Islands
BATCH 001

SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY

MYSTERY DISTILLERY (ORKNEY) 2007

12 Years Old for this single malt Scotch Whisky aged and bottled in Scotland. Very nice amber colour hiding a peaty power put in light by the Ratafia Champenois… « The Dumangin Champagne Twist »

413 numbered bottles in gift boxes

ORIGIN: Scotland – ORKNEY Islands (Islands/Highlands region)
DISTILLATION DATE: 10/2007
1ST AGEING: 11 years in refilled Hogshead
FINISH: 7 months in RATAFIA CHAMPENOIS Barrel T-032
BOTTLING DATE: 11/2019 in Scotland
NUMBER OF BOTTLES: 413
ABV: 46%
AGE: 12 years
CHARACTERISTICS: Smoky flavours with a nice peat. All rounded by the ageing in Ratafia Champenois casks.
DISTILLERY: There are only 2 distilleries on Orkney main Island Ecosse. There is still a bit of mystery allowed
NON CHILL FILTERED
The Power of Whiskey combined with Ratafia Champenois’ Velvet. Over time and his numerous visits to distilleries, Gilles Dumangin has become a collector of the most beautiful “World Whiskies”. Intimate, confidential or even eclectic, his most beautiful bottles come straight from Scotland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Taiwan, India, Japan or even the United States … Lover of the noblest of spirits who, like Champagne wine, is a matter of time, knowledge, terroir and experienced know-how, the winemaker is now expanding his know-how through an emblematic collection of 6 exceptional whiskies with a strong character and various aromatic profiles.
BATCH 002

SINGLE GRAIN SCOTCH WHISKY

CAMBUS 1993 - 26 Years old

Very long ageing for this Scotch Grain aged in Scotland and bottled in France. Nearly red in colour, creamy and round thanks to the Ratafia Champenois touch… « The Dumangin Champagne Twist »

310 numbered bottles in gift boxes

ORIGIN: Scotland – Other grains than Malt
DISTILLATION DATE: 07/1993
1ST AGEING: 25 years in refilled Hogshead
FINISH: 9 months in RATAFIA CHAMPENOIS Barrel T-054
BOTTLING DATE: 01/2020 at Champagne Dumangin J. Fils
NUMBER OF BOTTLES: 310
ABV: CASK STRENGTH 49.9%
AGE: 26 years
CHARACTERISTICS: What is really great in this exceptional spirit are the rounded & creamy characters provided by the final finish in Ratafia Champenois barrels
DISTILLERY: Cambus (1806-1993). One of the last spirit coming out of this mothballed distillery. 2 months before its closure. UNIQUE!
NON CHILL FILTERED
The Power of Whiskey combined with Ratafia Champenois’ Velvet. Over time and his numerous visits to distilleries, Gilles Dumangin has become a collector of the most beautiful “World Whiskies”. Intimate, confidential or even eclectic, his most beautiful bottles come straight from Scotland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Taiwan, India, Japan or even the United States … Lover of the noblest of spirits who, like Champagne wine, is a matter of time, knowledge, terroir and experienced know-how, the winemaker is now expanding his know-how through an emblematic collection of 6 exceptional whiskies with a strong character and various aromatic profiles.
Cambus 1993
Balcones 2014
BATCH 003

SINGLE MALT TEXAS WHISKY

OUT OF STOCK

BALCONES 2014

Balcones is a Single Malt pionner in the US. Discovered by Gilles during one of his sales trips. Waco, the town hosting the distillery is subject to an extreme climate.
During Gilles’ august visit, the outside temperature was 48°C. As a result ageing of whiskies is dramatically speeded up compared to Scotland. Whisky expressing extraordinary power rounded by Ratafia Champenois finish

151 numbered bottles in gift boxes

ORIGIN: USA - TEXAS - Malt
DISTILLATION DATE: 2014
1ST AGEING: 4 years in a Bourbon barrel
FINISH: 12 months in RATAFIA CHAMPENOIS Barrel T-046
BOTTLING DATE: 01/2020 at Champagne Dumangin J. Fils
NUMBER OF BOTTLES: 151
ABV: 46%
AGE: 5 years (at least 12 when compared to Scotch Single Malts)
CHARACTERISTICS: Power, expression ! All rounded by the Ratafia Champenois barrel
DISTILLERY: Balcones – Waco – Etats Unis
NON CHILL FILTERED
The Power of Whiskey combined with Ratafia Champenois’ Velvet. Over time and his numerous visits to distilleries, Gilles Dumangin has become a collector of the most beautiful “World Whiskies”. Intimate, confidential or even eclectic, his most beautiful bottles come straight from Scotland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Taiwan, India, Japan or even the United States … Lover of the noblest of spirits who, like Champagne wine, is a matter of time, knowledge, terroir and experienced know-how, the winemaker is now expanding his know-how through an emblematic collection of 6 exceptional whiskies with a strong character and various aromatic profiles.
BATCH 004

SINGLE MALT WELSH WHISKY

PENDERYN

A century after the last closure of a distillery in Wales, Penderyn was created by a group of friends in the 90s. Mainly column distilled (but also in port still), this Welsh
Single Malt brings fruity aromas to the surface. The Ratafia Champenois brings a really rounded character and a liverly colour.

373 numbered bottles in gift boxes

ORIGIN: Wales – United Kingdom
1ST AGEING: 4 years in a Bourbon barrel
FINISH: 18 months in RATAFIA CHAMPENOIS Barrel T-016
BOTTLING DATE: 01/2020 at Champagne Dumangin J. Fils
NUMBER OF BOTTLES: 373
ABV: 46%
AGE: around 6 years
CHARACTERISTICS: The Ratafia Champenois express itself through the intense red colour as well as the roundness brought the fruity characters of this now classic Single Malt
DISTILLERY: Penderyn – Wales – United Kingdom
NON CHILL FILTERED
The Power of Whiskey combined with Ratafia Champenois’ Velvet. Over time and his numerous visits to distilleries, Gilles Dumangin has become a collector of the most beautiful “World Whiskies”. Intimate, confidential or even eclectic, his most beautiful bottles come straight from Scotland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Taiwan, India, Japan or even the United States … Lover of the noblest of spirits who, like Champagne wine, is a matter of time, knowledge, terroir and experienced know-how, the winemaker is now expanding his know-how through an emblematic collection of 6 exceptional whiskies with a strong character and various aromatic profiles.
Penderyn
Bourbon 28% Rye
BATCH 005

BOURBON WHISKEY

Thanks to numerous sales trip to the US, Gilles also discovers another passion for Bourbons. Main compenent in Bourbon is corn (mini 51% for bourbon), Gilles prefers Bourbons with an higher Rye content. He has acquired several barrels with different content of rye to make his own blend, another Champagne Twist :-).
Bourbon has to be aged in new barrels for the 1st 3 years of its life in the US.

329 numbered bottles in gift boxes

ORIGIN: USA
1ST AGEING: 4 years in new barrel
FINISH: 8 months in RATAFIA CHAMPENOIS Barrel T-148
BOTTLING DATE: 01/2020 at Champagne Dumangin J. Fils
NUMBER OF BOTTLES: 329
ABV: 46%
AGE: around 5 years
CHARACTERISTICS: The rye confers a certain dryness to this spirit compared to a traditional Bourbon (usually sweeter). The Ratafia Champenois is rounding the final result.
NON CHILL FILTERED
The Power of Whiskey combined with Ratafia Champenois’ Velvet. Over time and his numerous visits to distilleries, Gilles Dumangin has become a collector of the most beautiful “World Whiskies”. Intimate, confidential or even eclectic, his most beautiful bottles come straight from Scotland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Taiwan, India, Japan or even the United States … Lover of the noblest of spirits who, like Champagne wine, is a matter of time, knowledge, terroir and experienced know-how, the winemaker is now expanding his know-how through an emblematic collection of 6 exceptional whiskies with a strong character and various aromatic profiles.
BATCH 006

DUTCH RYE WHISKY - 100% RYE

ZUIDAM

Following his discovery of Rye in Bourbons, Gilles decided to look for a good 100% rye spirit (no malt, no corn, nothing else). He discovers it after a trip to Prowein (Germany) by visiting the Zuidam distillery (Whisky Millstone) in the Netherlands.
When Gilles acquires this whisky, its colour is still very light even after years of ageing. The Ratafia Champenois is providing this whisky a lot more than its colour :-).

369 numbered bottles in gift boxes

ORIGIN: The Netherlands
1ST AGEING: 3 years in a Bourbon barrel
FINISH: 7 months in RATAFIA CHAMPENOIS Barrel T-050
BOTTLING DATE: 01/2020 at Champagne Dumangin J. Fils
NUMBER OF BOTTLES: 369
ABV: 46%
AGE: around 5 years
CHARACTERISTICS: The wood characters are very present in this Spirit. This is why Gilles chose it. The Ratafia Champenois brings this extraordinary warm colour as well as a spectacular roundness
DISTILLERY: Zuidam – Pays Bas
NON CHILL FILTERED
The Power of Whiskey combined with Ratafia Champenois’ Velvet. Over time and his numerous visits to distilleries, Gilles Dumangin has become a collector of the most beautiful “World Whiskies”. Intimate, confidential or even eclectic, his most beautiful bottles come straight from Scotland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Taiwan, India, Japan or even the United States … Lover of the noblest of spirits who, like Champagne wine, is a matter of time, knowledge, terroir and experienced know-how, the winemaker is now expanding his know-how through an emblematic collection of 6 exceptional whiskies with a strong character and various aromatic profiles.
Dutch Rye
Glenrothes
BATCH 008

SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY

GLENROTHES 2007 – 13YO

13 Years Old for this single malt Scotch Whisky aged and bottled in Scotland. A classic side of Glenrothes (rich, fully rounded and elegant) amplified by the Ratafia Champenois touch… « The Dumangin Champagne Twist »…. a ripe bouquet of fruits and a vanilla side.

344 numbered bottles in gift boxes

ORIGIN: Scotland – SPEYSIDE
DISTILLATION DATE: 05/2007
1ST AGEING: 11 years in refilled Hogshead
FINISH: 15 months in RATAFIA CHAMPENOIS Barrel T-131
BOTTLING DATE: 08/2020 in Scotland
NUMBER OF BOTTLES: 344
ABV: 46%
AGE: 13 years
CHARACTERISTICS: Rich, fully rounded and elegant complemented by a ripe bouquet of fruits and a vanilla side
DISTILLERY: Glenrothes
NON CHILL FILTERED
The Power of Whiskey combined with Ratafia Champenois’ Velvet. Over time and his numerous visits to distilleries, Gilles Dumangin has become a collector of the most beautiful “World Whiskies”. Intimate, confidential or even eclectic, his most beautiful bottles come straight from Scotland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Taiwan, India, Japan or even the United States … Lover of the noblest of spirits who, like Champagne wine, is a matter of time, knowledge, terroir and experienced know-how, the winemaker is now expanding his know-how through an emblematic collection of 6 exceptional whiskies with a strong character and various aromatic profiles.