The price and story behind this convinced me to give it a whirl. So glad I did. Maybe not the diehard connoisseur's favorite, but definitely worth a shot. I felt the 2 styles/regions both showed their influence within this attractive vessel. The red fruit and jammy nose emulated the "East" sherry cask blending well. The palate told a different story. Caramel and vanilla up front with a lovely oak and spicy rye finish a la the "West" half. I experienced this tasty spirit neat which is how I normally prefer them. The lower Abv made it fairly easy to enjoy it this way as well at least IMO. Anyone on the fence here, I highly recommend taking the plunge.
35.0 USD per Bottle
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