The Pinnacle of French Whiskey meets the Pinnacle of French Oak. This first-of-its-kind whiskey represents the pinnacle of excellence and rarity in the world of Irish whiskey as it showcases the harmonious fusion of Irish and French luxury and craftsmanship. An exceptionally rare small batch of the pinnacle of Irish Whiskey; Midleton Very Rare. Further finished for 3 years in T5 casks, the worlds finest oak from France to produce the most elegant Midleton expression ever released. Nose: Oak enriched perfumed aromas with delectable fruit notes of poached pears, caramelised apples, and orange zest. Additional notes of honeycomb and toasted hazelnut continue to evolve in tandem with the building aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans. The woodland spices are brought to the fore by the elegant and measured influence of the fine-grained French oak, adding nuanced characteristics that enhance the pot still spices and floral grain whiskeys in this complex and aged blend. Taste: Herbal at first, with notes of fresh peppermint and sage, weaving amongst the succulent orchard fruitsand zesty orange. The oak’s subtle tannins complement the chocolate- dipped honeycomb and sweet vanilla, adding to the luscious, silken texture synonymous with Midleton’s pot still and grain whiskeys. Elevated wood spices continue to evolve adding further complexity to this intricate whiskey. Finish: Exquisitely long finish where the fruits and spices are enveloped by the enchanting nature of the toasted wood, showcasing a harmonious balance between Irish whiskey and French oak.