Woodinville Finished In A Moscatel Wine Barrel Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Woodinville Finished In A Moscatel Wine Barrel Straight Bourbon Whiskey is a harmonious synthesis of classic American whiskey craftsmanship and the nuanced, fruity complexity introduced by the Moscatel wine barrel finish. This expression springs from Woodinville’s ethos of patient crafting, undergoing an extended aging process before its final rest in Moscatel wine barrels. It’s a dance of tradition and innovation, resulting in a bourbon that exudes complexity and elegance.
Nose: The whiskey opens with a fragrant bouquet of ripe cherries, plums, and a hint of orange zest, gracefully entwined with the classic caramel and vanilla notes of well-aged bourbon. The Moscatel influence is unmistakable, lending an air of rich grapes and a whisper of floral honey.
Palate: Complex and harmonious, there’s an immediate presence of the Moscatel, introducing flavors of sweet wine, raisins, and a touch of fig. These wine influences are beautifully anchored by the foundational bourbon characteristics - oak, caramel, and a sprinkle of warm spices like cinnamon and clove.
Finish: The finish is elegant and lingering, characterized by the warmth of bourbon and the sweetness of the Moscatel. Notes of toasted oak, dark chocolate, and a faint echo of red fruits and honey persist, making for a rich, satisfying conclusion.
Woodinville Finished In A Moscatel Wine Barrel Straight Bourbon Whiskey is a celebratory expression of craftsmanship. Every sip encapsulates the journey from the grain to the glass, enriched by the final sojourn in Moscatel barrels. It’s a whiskey that invites slow sipping and contemplation, best enjoyed neat or with a drop of water to fully explore the intricate dance of flavors born from this exceptional finish.