Parker’s Heritage Collection 2012

Country: USA
Region: Kentucky
Type: Bourbon
Bottler: Distiller
ABV: 65.8%
Score: 94 points

Parker's Heritage Collection 2012 Release.For his annual namesake whiskey from Heaven Hill, Parker Beam blended casks of rye and wheat-based bourbons. The nose is aromatic and spicy, but not overpowering. Vanilla, cinnamon, honey, and nutmeg notes dominate, but with a slightly muted feel. Dark chocolate comes out after a couple of minutes in the glass. The taste is peppery, intense, and powerful with cayenne and black pepper dominating at first, then fading to a nice warmness with hints of vanilla, maple syrup, and honey. The finish is clean and smooth with lingering soft spiciness and hints of honey. A few drops of water will amp up the intensity overall. Outstanding!

Mark Gillespie

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