Hillrock Solera Aged Bourbon
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Hillrock Solera Aged Bourbon

Item # 27869 750mL

The first and only Solera aged/blended bourbon on the market! Using whiskey made in their new stills then kick started aging in small oak barrels and mixed with sourced bourbons of various ages. The final whiskey taken off the solera is put into 500 litre ex Oloroso Sherry barrels to round and complete the proper flavor profile desired. Ex Master Distiller Dave Pickerell has his talented palate and distilling knowledge hard at work creating this bourbon. Notes of orchard fruit, caramel and spice greet the nose. On the palate lively sipper with a punch at 46.3%!

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ABV
46.00%
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Staff Pick Notes

From the heart of the Hudson Valley comes a work of art from master distiller Dave Pickerell. A young single malt with seemingly infinite depth, this whisky strives to utilize and promote its more youthful primary character, while not overwhelming the drinker with wood tannin, extracted flavors, and unbalanced alcohol like so many young spirits do. Instead, this spirit seduces the drinker with notes of grilled corn, freshly cut sugar cane, leather, milk chocolate, and ripe peaches. You can truly taste the hands of a master at work.

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Glossary

New York

New York winemakers have embraced international varieties and hit the ground running. The Hudson River Valley is home to the oldest vineyards in New York State. Bordeaux varietals are at home in Long Island’s maritime climate. The Finger Lakes harbors a burgeoning winemaking community where many natural-inclined producers focus on dry still wines. No longer is our fair state synonymous with Concord grapes and Manischewitz; look for brilliant iterations of Pinot Noir, Riesling, Cabernet Franc,...

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Solera

The real magic in the production of Sherry happens in what's called the solera system - an innovative method of fractional blending in which younger wine is blended with older wine to ensure a consistent product from year to year. The younger wine serves to refresh and awaken the older wine, while the older wine enhances the depth and quality of the younger wine. Thus, with the exception of a handful of single barrels pulled from the solera, there really is no "vintage Sherry": any date...

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