Thanks to /u/throzen for sharing a dram of this one with me.
I’ve said it before, and I’ve said it again: Sauternes casks are not something I actively hunt for, as I feel the best ones I’ve had were given a long time in the cask, and previously given a long time in an ex-bourbon cask.
That’s expensive. Let’s be honest, you don’t know if the result will be great, or even good. So I’m asking someone to take an okay ex-bourbon older Scotch, and then an expensive Sauternes casks, dump it in, and then give it ever more time, hoping it doesn’t take over.
Come to think of it, that makes me one hell of a jerk. But we move on.
Bruichladdich 20 1992 Micro-Provenance Single Cask 017 Chateau d’Yquem Cask is from the single cask line at Bruichladdich, and the 12,000 bottling they’ve released upon the world, goading…
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