Distilled/Owned by: MGP & Barton / Constellation Brands
Mashbill: MGP: 95% rye, 5% barley / Barton: 53% rye, 37% corn, 10% barley
Aged For: NAS (2 year MGP & 16 Year Barton) Additional 2 years and 6 months in Port Barrels
Cask Type: New charred oak, finished in Quady Port barrels
Chill Filtered: No
Color: Reddish Mahogany
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Thick caramel and raisins, cinnamon, chocolate, oak, and brown sugar
Mouthfeel: Intermediate and wet
Palate/Taste: Rye spices, rich dark fruit, mint, blackberries, and leather
Finish: Light to medium warmth, long lasting, oak, cinnamon, cognac, port, and caramel with a bit of rye
Thoughts: Delicious, it’s obviously very similar to MWND but with the spice turned down and the fruit notes turned up.
Score: 86 out of 100