Rhetoric 22yr is the third release from Diageo’s Orphan Barrel brand. It comes from the Heaven Hill distillery and the juice is from Old Bernheim distillery, which burned down in 1996. Bottled at 45.1 alc/vol.
NOSE: Rich, oak, old leather, dark fruit, vanilla, cinnamon, baked apple.
PALATE: Oak, caramel, old cigar box, nuttiness, allspice.
FINISH: Long, oak, black pepper, caramel.
Limited release, one per customer.