Price: $75 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: MGP / Belle Meade
Mashbill: 64% corn, 30% rye, 6% barley
Aged For: 9 years
Cask Type: New charred oak, finished in Oloroso sherry casks
Chill Filtered: No
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Musty fruit, vanilla, cherries, the syrup that comes from canned peaches, cola
Mouthfeel: Light-medium body
Palate/Taste: Cherries, butter, coffee, vanilla, grape jelly, oak.
Finish: Shorter in length and light warmth. Fruit cocktail, cherry soda, oak, and caramel
Thoughts: The sherry cask for me dominated the bourbon, I wanted more spicy MGP notes and a bit more dryness on the palate. I didn’t get any of the herbal notes from the MGP rye in the mash either.
Score: 75 out of 100