Jameson Rarest Vintage Reserve

27 August, 2008
Page 21 
Brand owner Pernod Ricard/Irish Distillers

Produced in Co Cork, Ireland

Size 70/75cl

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Abv 46

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Ireland's biggest whiskey export, Jameson, has added a fourth blend to the top of its repackaged Jameson Reserve range. Launched in October, Jameson Rarest Vintage Reserve joins Jameson 12 Year Old Special Reserve, Jameson Gold Reserve and Jameson 18 Year Old Limited Reserve, and contains the oldest and rarest whisk ies stored at the Irish Distillers facility at Midleton, near Cork.

"The rarest has been maturing in port pipes for 20 years and the oldest is from a 23-year-old grain and some other potstill whiskey of the same age," says David Quinn, director at Jameson's central laboratory. "We felt they had all reached their optimum and decided to do something with all of them together." Only 13,000 nine-litre cases were produced.

Also numbering four are the "whiskey masters" who produce the Jameson range: David Quinn, master of whiskey science; Barry Crockett, master distiller; Billy Leighton, master blender; and Brendan Monks, master of maturation.

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