Jameson 12 year old has a wonderful pot still character combined with the smoothness you would expect from Jameson. The pot still content on the standard Jameson ranges from 5-7 years old. With the 12 year old, the extra ageing adds considerable depth and complexity. A heavier style of pot still whiskey is used and a good proportion is aged in sherry casks (again a higher amount than the standard bottling). The result is a whiskey that bridges the gap between standard blends and the heavier single pot still whiskeys from Jameson. This much loved version of Jameson will soon be discontinued and will be replaced by a new range of Jameson products without age statements.
Nose -Warm, spicy, assertively complex. Hints of dried fruits, Christmas cake and cocoa.
Palate -Sherry richness with dried fruits, nutty flavour, mild woody undertones and some cocoa. The finish is warm and long lasting.
Distiller – Midleton, Cork | ABV: 40% | Price: €9.50