The Gold Reserve bottling consists of 26 Year Old Single Malt Irish whiskey doubled distilled in 1987 and matured firstly in Bourbon casks then allowed to marry in White Burgundy wine casks to provide a truly unique Irish whiskey taste experience. This small batch bottling, limited to only 1,000 bottles, is the first ever Irish whiskey to be finished in White Burgundy wine casks. Nose: Rose water, white grapes, tropical fruit, toffee, caramel, coffee, earthy. Taste: Fresh cut grass and herbs gives way to spices, coconut, wood, tropical fruit, kiwi, strawberry, and pineapple. Finish: The Tropical fruit continues with peach, lemon, and limes adding to the mix. A nice dry finish.