Price: $70 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: MGP & Barton / Constellation Brands
Mashbill: MGP: 95% rye, 5% barley, Barton: 80% rye, 10% corn, 10% barley
Aged For: NAS (MGP: 6 Years, Barton: 16 Years)
Cask Type: New charred American oak, finished in ex-bourbon barrels and additional 1.5 years
Chill Filtered: No
Color Added: No
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Rye spices, oak, caramel, pepper, cloves, and coffee (No MGP dill here)
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and dry
Palate/Taste: Rye, mint, pepper, oak, toffee, and herbs
Finish: Medium warmth and length. Rye and herbs with bourbon oak and bitter chocolate
Thoughts: The ex-bourbon casks mellow the RR out a bit, but if you are not a fan of the herbal dill profile of MGP they tone that down as well. Good, but not great.
Score: 82 out of 100