Their origins rooted in history, two stories of Irish endeavor and enterprise intertwine and together are the inspiration for a special edition whisky. initially matured in traditional sherry and bourbon cask green spot Chateau Leoville Barton was then finished in Bordeaux wine casks adding an exciting new dimension to the single pot still Irish Whiskey.
Nose – it is the combination of French Oak which drives the initial aroma and adding some crisp woodland notes to the spicy Pot Still character. The wine seasoning brings a delicate touch of floral perfume and a hint of ripe berries such as raspberries and strawberries, these are in addition to the orchard fruits typical of Green Spot.
Taste – The familiar mouth coating effect is a very satisfying balance of Oak and spices. Some vanilla sweetness works in harmony with the dry wine influence, while the fresh orchard fruits and the French oak combine effortlessly with the barley grains to complete the complexity.
Finish – The rich French oak character is slow to fade leaving the wine and spices of France and Ireland with the last word.