Wasmund's Single Malt Port-Style Barrel Finish
American Single Malt
Copper Fox // Virginia , USA
From Virginia's Copper Fox Distillery comes Wasmund's Port-Style Barrel Finish. Here, distiller Rick Wasmund takes his namesake single malt whisky and gives it an additional hit of maturation in barrels from a local winery that once held port-style wine.
American Single MaltMade 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 Typeex-bourbon, cherry wood, apple wood, ex-port-style wine
"The wine finish gives the whisky a somewhat medicinal quality, though it's still pleasant to sip. Somehow the initial bourbon cask finish comes through more when mixed with the port, revealing more smoky, chocolatey and spicy notes. Hints of almond come through towards the finish, which is distinctly woody in a potpourri kind of way. "