Tasting Notes for Widow Jane 10 Year Old Bourbon
Nose: : Classic Bourbon scents with corn, oak and vanilla, with a hint of apples and raisins.
Taste: Sweet on the palate with flavors of corn, vanilla, orange, and cherry.
Finish: Light tannic finish with a glow of orange and spice.
An excellent 10 year old bourbon from the Widow Jane range. This expression is distilled in Kentucky and brought down to bottling strength in New York with water from the Widow Jane mine in Rosendale, NY. Widow Jane 10 Year Old is the signature bourbon from the Widow Jane Distillery and is hand assembled in Brooklyn using the richest & rarest straight bourbons, only ever in 5 barrel batches, non-chill filtered. The result is a whiskey unique in its intensity & complexity. Every bottle is drawn from a single barrel, so alongside its core flavour profile, each one will have unique elements coming through.
San Francisco Spirits Competition: Gold -2020
Whiskies Of The World : Gold Outstanding – 2019
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Widow Jane Distillery was founded in 2012 and is owned by Cacao Prieto. Founded by the inventor Daniel Prieto Preston, the company produces a number of whiskeys that are both sourced and distilled in-house. With an office in Brooklyn, NY and distillery 105 miles north of NYC in Red Hook, NY, the whiskey gets its name due to the fact that the company uses water that comes from the Widow Jane Mines in Rosendale, NY.
When the Widow Jane team set out to produce their own whiskey, they wanted to offer something that was bold and rich with character, but most importantly had the intense taste of New York in each sip. All Widow Jane whiskeys are proofed with pure limestone mineral water from the legendary Rosendale Mines of NY, just 100 miles north of our home in Red Hook, Brooklyn. It was limestone from these mines in Rosendale which were used to build the foundation of some of New York’s and the country’s greatest structures: the gargantuan caissons of the Brooklyn Bridge, the Empire State Building and the 27,000-ton pedestal to the Statue of Liberty. In addition, Grand Central Terminal, the original Federal Hall in Lower Manhattan, the Washington Monument, roads across American, & parts of the White House, too, used Rosendale limestone to build their tough foundations.
Why this water, from these mines? Rosendale cement was world-renowned for its strength. This toughness made it the building material of the early 20th century, and built many of the monuments that define America. These caverns that were mined over the better part of a century then laid empty for so long, their limestone now gone. Over years and years, rainfall filtered down, deep into underground aquifers, combining to fill the mines with pure fresh water that drew its own strength from the limestone that cradled it. The result, a self-renewing source of unique, sweet water, unusually high in mineral content and thus perfect for making and proofing great whiskey. This water is the fingerprint and signature ingredient in all Widow Jane whiskeys.
Producer Sourced from Kentucky by Widow Jane Distillery Style Single Barrel Bourbon Age A minimum of 10 years Volume 70CL ABV 45.5%