Virginia Distillery Co. Courage & Conviction Sherry Cask

American Single Malt

Virginia Distillery Co. // Virginia, USA

community rating

3.18
3 out of 5 stars
( 10 )

Virginia Distillery Co. Courage & Conviction Sherry Cask is made from 100% malted barley and aged a minimum of three years.

Three types of former sherry casks are used for maturation: fino, oloroso, and Pedro Ximenez. The first batch for this release is expected to arrive in spring 2021 and is dedicated to one of the distillery's key mentors Nancy Fraley.

Virginia Distillery Co. Courage & Conviction Sherry Cask is made from 100% malted barley and aged a minimum of three years. Three types of former sherry casks are used for maturation: fino, oloroso, and Pedro Ximenez. The first batch for this release is expected to arrive in spring 2021 and is dedicated to one of the distillery's key mentors Nancy Fraley. It is bottled at 46% ABV with natural color and without chill-filtration.

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    NAS
  • Cost
  • abv
    46.0
  • American Single Malt
    Made in the USA from 100% malted barley. Distilled at one distillery. Matured in oak casks no larger than 700L. Distilled to no higher than 160 proof (80% ABV). Bottled at 80 proof (40% ABV) or higher. (This is the proposed Standard of Identity by the American Single Malt Whiskey Commission.)
  • Cask Type
    former fino, oloroso, and Pedro Ximenez sherry casks

Tasting Notes

"The combination of three different types of sherry barrels allows this young single malt to punch above its weight. Though still a bit hot, it delivers rounded notes of chestnut, brown sugar, and vanilla, leading to a balanced finish with a malty sweetness."

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Flavor Profile

Oily & Rich