The whiskey began with a 10-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon, that was then finished for 10 months in tawny port wine barrels. Just a bit of water was added before it was bottled at 111.6 proof
On the nose, the distillery offers tasting notes of dry fruit and oak. On the palate, we’re told to expect black pepper, toasted nuts, clove, and delicate cinnamon spice are present, along with a hint of dried apricot. The finish is said to be light and lingering, reminiscent of dried fruit dipped in dark chocolate.