Jefferson’s Grand Selection Chateau Suduiraut Sauternes Cask Finish

efferson’s Grand Selection Chateau Suduiraut Sauternes Cask Finish

Price: $125 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Sourced / Castle Brands

Region: Kentucky

45% ABV

Mashbill: Undisclosed

Aged For: NAS

Cask Type: New charred American oak, finished in Selection Chateau Suduiraut Sauternes Casks

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Light amber

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Sweet corn, honey, French oak, vanilla, and a bit of fresh citrus

Mouthfeel: Light bodied

Palate/Taste: Burst of sour citrus and clove, followed by caramel, nuts, lemon, and oak

Finish: Oak, spices, citrus, honey, and vanilla, medium length and light warmth

Thoughts: The sauternes finish gives this a distinct citrus and lemon note that depending on my mood I either like or dislike. Not worth the purchase price but an interesting experiment.

Score: 78 out of 100

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