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Four Roses Mariage Collection

Four Roses Mariage Collection Wine Details

Description: While it may look like we’ve misspelled a word, "Mariage" is actually the French word for marriage. An especially appropriate description of this new limited edition small batch Bourbon collection, as well as an appropriate description of the exclusive, and artful, mingling process that has been perfected at Four Roses. Four Roses is the only Bourbon Distillery that combines five proprietary yeast strains with two separate mashbills to produce 10 distinct Bourbon recipes, each with their own unique character, spiciness, and rich fruity flavors. From time to time, our Master Distiller will select a few exceptional barrels and then, like an artist, marry their aromas, textures and flavors by hand to create a true masterpiece - an exquisite limited edition small batch Bourbon for the Mariage Collection. One time, two Bourbon recipes might be married together. Another time and it may be five. No other distillery has 10 Bourbon recipes, or the ability to marry them in this way.

Varietal Definition
Bourbon Whiskey:
Bourbon is an American whiskey, a type of distilled spirit, made primarily from corn and named for Bourbon County, Kentucky. It has been produced since the 18th century. Bourbon must be made of a grain mixture that is at least 51% corn. Bourbon must be distilled to no more than 160 (U.S.) proof (80% alcohol by volume). Bourbon must be 100% natural (nothing other than water added to the mixture). Bourbon must be aged in new, charred oak barrels.Bourbon which meets the above requirements and has been aged for a minimum of two years, may (but is not required to) be called Straight Bourbon. Bourbon aged for a period less than four years must be labelled with the duration of its aging.


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