An American Blend Reaches South African Soil

Gold Bar Whiskey, an approachable and highly collectible American whiskey that is cask-finished in Napa Valley wine barrels, is now available on South African shores.

By YourLuxury Africa

Gold Bar Whiskey, an award-winning and globally acclaimed American whiskey, announces its arrival in South Africa, bringing its taste to discerning whiskey enthusiasts. Crafted with care and finesse in the heart of the San Francisco Bay, Gold Bar Whiskey has become a symbol of accolade-earned quality and refined smoothness.

Nestled beneath rustic Californian redwood beams, Gold Bar Whiskey’s barrel rickhouse is where it is aged to golden perfection. Finished and double-matured in former wine barrels sourced from select wineries in the renowned Napa Valley, the result is a smooth American whiskey distilled from 88 per cent corn, 9 per cent rye and 3 per cent barley with a gentle body carrying notes of honey, red fruit and subtle spice. The previously used French Oak wine barrels enhance the fruit notes, creating a highly approachable taste.

Gold Bar Original Taste Notes

To the eye: A golden amber
On the nose: Burnt sugars and honeyed grains open up to fresh orchard fruit and red berries
In the mouth: Bright and warming with a soft sweetness and a creamy mouthfeel. Subtle flavours of red fruit, baking spices and gentle wood smoke.
The finish: Smooth and clean with lingering vanilla sweetness

As a double-cask liquid, Gold Bar Whiskey proudly wears a number of accolades, including the prestigious ‘Double Gold’ from the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, ‘Best in Show’ from the Denver International Spirits Competition, and ‘Gold’ from the Beverage Tasting Institute. Impressive scores of 94 points in the Anthony Dias Blue/Blue Lifestyle, 93 points in the New York International Spirits Competition, and 91 points in the Proof Awards 2019 are a testament to its quality craftsmanship and taste.

At the heart of every bottle lies the iconic ‘Lady of Fortune’ coin. This collector-grade treasure is hand-pressed onto every individual bottle, symbolising luck and prosperity. The Lady of Fortune stands as Gold Bar’s distinctive emblem, gracing each golden bottle and serving as a perpetual reminder of the untapped potential for achievement. Inspired by the spirit of this iconic figure, Gold Bar Whiskey goes beyond offering refined taste – it is a celebration of potential, accomplishment and personal growth.

Now proudly extending its reach to South Africa, Gold Bar Whiskey invites whiskey lovers to sip on the essence of award-winning ambition. The American whiskey is now available for purchase from major retailers across South Africa with a retail price tag of R1 599.


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