Jefferson's Groth Reserve Cask Finish

Jefferson's Groth Reserve Cask Finish

(0.75l, 45.1%)


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Pick up a bottle or two of Groth Reserve Cask and taste the one Jefferson’s Bourbon to rule them all.  
 
Jefferson’s was founded in 1997 by Trey Zoeller and his father Chet—a famed Bourbon historian who wrote the book on Kentucky distilleriesYes, an actual book called “Bourbon in Kentucky: A History of Distilleries in Kentucky.” Heck, distilling is in their blood. In fact, eight generations ago, their super-great grandmother was arrested for the “production and sales of spirituous liquors” in 1799. Which probably makes her the coolest ancestor ever!  
 
The “official” story is that they named their Jefferson’s Bourbon after Thomas Jefferson because of “his curiosity and experimental spirit.” It likely didn’t hurt that Jefferson allegedly ran a still on his farm when he retired from public life… so did George Washington for that matter. They make a range of specialty Bourbons and Rye Whiskeyes—including a very interesting “Ocean Aged at Sea” product that get’s a lot of attention. In 2007 Jefferson’s was sold to Castle Brands as they build their own liquor empire portfolio of premium spirits. 
 
The first time you see the Jefferson's Groth Reserve Cask Bourbon label, you will ask the all-important question, “What the heck is a ‘Groth,’ anyway?” Seriously… “Groth" sounds like an orc-creature form a J. R. R. Tolkien novel, right? Well, it so happens that Groth is the name of a prominent winery in Napa Valley famous for its Cabernet Sauvignon. 
 
Jefferson's Groth Reserve Cask Bourbon is aged first in new toasted American oak—like any proper Bourbon should be. Then it is finished in French oak casks that were used—you guessed it—to mature that lovely Napa Valley Cabernet. The result? Jefferson's Groth Reserve Cask Bourbon tastes REALLY good… so smooth and flavorful that instead of its current “orc-ish” name it should be called something beautiful and “elf-sih”… something like Lady Arwen Sexy Hotness Elf-Bourbon or something. 
 
Or maybe not. We’ll keep working on it. In the meantime, don’t let the name stop you. Pick up a bottle or two of Groth Reserve Cask and taste the one Jefferson’s Bourbon to rule them all. 
 
Smartass Corner:
Groth Vineyards and Winery is located near the famous Robert Mondavi Winery in the little Napa Valley town of Oakville. That’s a nice coincidence, isn’t it. You know... getting your oak barrels from Oakville and all...

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toasted
blackberry
roasted
nutmeg
burnished
pralines
leather
bread
rye
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Bourbon must be made from a grain mixture that is at least 51% corn.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Burnished copper.   
 
Nose / Aroma / Smell
Old wood, toasted pralines, blackberries, and leather. 
 
Flavor / Taste / Palate
Mature and velvety, Scottish bread pudding and roasted pecans. 
 
Finish 
Smooth, wine tannin and nutmeg. 

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Ratings & Reviews
Juan
Juan,
Smooth finish, nice bite with fruitish and tasty nose
 
Gary
Gary,
Very nice flavor with just a little bite. I like it!
 
Chad
Chad,
Good flavor, the cab flavor comes through. A little bite.
 
guest
guest,
My absolute favorite amazing flavor
 
Charlotte
Charlotte,
Nice caramel notes on the nose, smooth finish. Nice whiskey
 
Vincent
Vincent,
Amazing fruit flavors that evolve through, dried plum? blackberry. I get a good amount of toasted maltiness. much better without being opened up.
 
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