Rittenhouse - Bottled in Bond Straight Rye Whisky
Produced in the tradition of the classic Pennsylvania or Monongahela rye whiskies, Rittenhouse is a much acclaimed rye now enjoying a renaissance in the major metro markets of the country. Rittenhouse is a tribute to the classic rye whiskies that were once the preeminent American whiskey style, kept alive through the many lean years by Heaven Hill and two other Kentucky distilleries.
Ultimate Spirits Challenge: 95 Points
This straight rye opens with a formidable nose of dark fruit leather and baking spice, but sidles nicely onto the palate with chocolate covered cherries, red licorice, and nutmeg. It is warm in the mouth, amplifying spicy characteristics through the finish. Brassy and beguiling.
Wine Enthusiast: 95 Points
A versatile must-have for mixing cocktails, look for pleasing vanilla, maple and a hint of dried cherry. The finish is long and drying, with plenty of baking spice notes.