Angel's Envy Bourbon Finished in Tawny Port Wine Barrels
Angel's Envy // Kentucky, USA
Angel's Envy Bourbon Finished in Tawny Port Wine Barrels is the second release in the brand's Cellar Collection following its Oloroso Sherry Finish release in 2019. The bourbon begins with 10 year-old Kentucky straight bourbon that is then finished for 10 months in former tawny port wine barrels. Released in February 2020, just 5400 bottles are available in just six states: Kentucky, California, Florida, Illinois, New York, and Tennessee in addition to the distillery located in downtown Louisville which opened in 2016. Bottled at 111.6 proof.
BourbonProduced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak containers.
Cask Typenew, charred American oak; finished in tawny port wine barrels
"At first sip, one might never guess the proof of this bourbon. It's delightfully rich, landing sweetly on the palate with notes of plum, pipe tobacco, and hints of cinnamon and nutmeg. A subtle vanilla note lingers on the finish. Yet for all that, it's 111.6 proof. The bourbon wears its high abv remarkably well, softened (and given the slightest reddish hue) by its time in port barrel. It's an excellent sipping whiskey, the kind to end a night a with."