BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer was among the first to sample the forthcoming the new Parker’s Heritage Cognac Finished Bourbon at Tales of the Cocktail 2011 Heaven Hill Tasting Room this week as he joined Master Distiller Parker Beam for a taste along with Alain Royer, Master Blender of Cognac from France who as in New Orleans for the grand unveiling.
This special tasting was so rare and early that there was only a picture bottle present at the Tasting Room along with some of the Parker’s Heritage tasting glasses. The full video interview with Parker Beam and Alain Royer will be posted very shortly along with our other Tales of the Cocktail 2011 covearge.
Parker Beam tells us this is a 10 year old Bourbon with the same Evan Williams Single Barrel recipe which has been aged for six months in 2 to three year-old Limousin oak casks from France, in which Grande Champagne Cognac has been aged.
The herbal quality along with the oak and sweet Cognac flavors are sure to make this another Parker’s Heritage Collection that you won’t want to miss. This is bottled without chill filtering, proof will be approximately 100. Parker says it will be around $85 a bottle and out in October 2011.