NOSE Begins with hints of leather, brown sugar, and caramel, followed by crème brûlée, marshmallow, green apple, and citrus orange. PALATE Apples, caramel, and brown sugar. The creaminess pairs with the orange from the nose, creating a dessert-like richness. Vanilla, toasted oak, and black pepper spice round it out. FINISH Slight fruitiness and grape tannic notes with a lingering spice.
The flavor profile of rye whiskey proved to be an impeccable match for a rum cask finish. Following an extensive sampling of over 100 rums, the team unanimously agreed on the ideal flavor to complement the rye whiskey.