Considering the fact that Midleton boasts the use of up to 22-year-old barrels, this whiskey is called both "supreme selection" and "a truly exclusive whiskey" - and you then also over 100, - € for it should flip over - you can only shake my head. For a fraction of the purchase price you get from the same distillery bottlings, which surpass them here by far. That does not even have to be a Jameson 18, since a handle to the 12yo is enough.
Very hesitantly, the Very Rare can look in the cards and shows after a while ripe green apples, grated to a compote and mixed with pears and vanilla sugar. Oak is swinging in the background.
Search for spice notes for a while longer. Once found, white pepper and a hint of thyme are evident.
In the beginning mild, then warming. Some fruit on a wooden board, enriched with vanilla and caramel, seasoned with mild spices.
That was it already.
Short, with vanilla and oak.