On the 28th July 1865, 153 people embarked on the Mimosa, sailing for Patagonia to establish a Welsh colony and preserve their language and culture. Times were difficult, but today Patagonia has 50,000 Welsh descendants, 5000 Welsh speakers and holds annual Eisteddfodau. ‘Little Wales beyond Wales…’
The 11th in our Icons of Wales Edition whiskies is Penderyn Patagonia. This is our first ever blended malt whisky, produced by marrying our single malt with that of La Alazana Distillery in Patagonia. It is bottled at 43% abv.