HYDE Irish Whiskey is matured and perfectly processed in the idyllic landscape and temperate climate of County Cork on the Wild Atlantic Way coast in the southwest of Ireland. County Cork is a coastal region with an exceptional microclimate not found anywhere else in Ireland, with warm summers and mild winters. The warm Atlantic current provides Cork with the perfect temperate, oceanic microclimate for the maturation of Irish HYDE whisky casks. The region has one of the mildest and most temperate climates in Western Europe. Never too hot - never too cold - just right for maturing delicious Irish whisky! The Hyde No. 5 The Aras Cask Burgundy Cask Finish Limited Edition is an Irish single grain whiskey with a final maturation in Pinot Noir wine casks and a Burgundy Cask Finish. Douglas Hyde, the first president of independent Ireland, was born in 1860.Tasting notes:Colour: Dark gold. Nose: red wine, currants, plums, sea buckthorn, coconuts. Taste: Plums, cherries, notes of cloves, cardamom. Finish: Long lasting, notes of spices.