This French whisky was named after the city gate castle Bastille in Paris. The "Storming of the Bastille" on July 14th 1789 was not only the prelude to the French Revolution, but also completes the name of this extraordinary whisky. Awards: - Gold Medal at the International Review of Spirits AwardTasting notes:Colour: Bright amber. Nose: Dried apricots, orange marmalade, spices, pineapple, leather. Taste: Lively and strong notes, orange, peach, pepper, spices. Finish: Long lasting.