Irish Distillers is Ireland’s leading supplier of spirits and wines and producer of the world’s most well-known and successful Irish whiskeys. Led by Jameson their brands are driving the global renaissance of Irish whiskey. Jameson is the world’s fastest-growing Irish whiskey experiencing 26 years of consecutive growth and hitting sales of 5m cases in 2015. Irish Distillers was formed in 1966 when a merger took place between John Powers & Son John Jameson & Son and Cork Distilleries Company. In 1988 Irish Distillers joined Pernod Ricard gaining access to unprecedented levels of investment and an extensive global distribution network.
A distinctly floral and fragrant nose combining fudge, coffee and waxed lemon. The palate shows some really syrup and marmalade character but it retains its balance with some savoury, herby notes. Very highly regarded and consistent.
Great whiskey with leek and potato soup with sourdough croutons.