This ultra-premium, limited time offering highlights the refined and light flavor profile of Basil Hayden, while delivering distinctive red wine flavor in a unique & sophisticated way. Basil Hayden Red Wine Cask Finish features Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey partially finished in red wine casks, imparting bright dried fruit notes with sweet nectar and charred oak. This special release is ripe with cherries & dried fruit, while also delivering characteristic bourbon flavors of vanilla and charred oak.
Red Wine Cask Finish is a blend of the classic Basil Hayden high-rye mash bill and bourbon partially aged in Californian red wine casks. Perfectly balanced, Basil Hayden Red Wine Cask Finish is layered & complex, yet approachable & inviting. Our bourbon is ideally served in aperitif-style sipping cocktails that complement the versatility of the liquid. It lends itself to an exploration of classic and bartender-inspired cocktails that are best enjoyed as the “first sip” of any occasion.