FEW Rye 2017 Vintage | Cask 1718 | Berry Bros & Rudd
FEW distillery and independent Scotch bottlers Berry Bros & Rudd have combined to bring this intriguing new Rye whiskey release. Distilled in 2017 and initially matured in American oak then given an additional maturation for a year in an ex-Sauternes, sweet wine barrel. 257 bottles only, filled from cask #1718 at 57.6% vol.
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No. of Bottles
Autumn 2021 Release
Straight Rye Whiskey
Berry Bros & Rudd
FEW Rye 2017 Vintage - Cask 1718 Producer Notes | Berry Bros & Rudd
American Rye Whiskey with a year’s secondary maturation in an ex-Sauternes barrel; what a combination! The nose offers up sweet, sticky notes of peaches in syrup and dried apricot balanced against a more savoury spicey note akin to fresh rye bread, very unusual and equally enticing. The palate is huge with zaps of spicey rye tempered by sweet fruity notes from the wood, flavours of marmalade, dark chocolate, pineapple and black pepper - incredible. Sweetness and spice continue to mingle on the finish leaving one in need of another sip or two to figure out exactly what just came out of that glass.
Expert View - Joel Harrison
“Toasted marshmallows and fresh rye bread, this is autumn in a glass. Strawberries drizzled with sweet, sticky balsamic glaze. Rose petals and ginger cake. The right balance of subtle complexity with just enough power to do justice to the flavours.”