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Fame & Misfortune Straight Rye Whiskey Finished in Angelica Casks

Bringing together our expertise in winemaking and distilling, this Fame & Misfortune Straight Rye Whiskey is finished in Angelica casks for seven months. These casks previously held Buena Vista’s Angelica dessert wine which elevates the rye’s flora intricacies and is reminiscent of a tawny port.


Product Details

  • distiller

    Ashby Marshall, Spirit Works Distillery, Sebastopol, CA

  • mash bill

    65% organic rye and 35% malted grains

  • aroma

    Honeysuckle, toasted bread, citrus jam

  • palate

    Toffee, stewed red fruit, dried raspberries

  • aging

    Seven years total with 6.3 years in new charred American white oak and finished seven months in Angelica French oak casks, a dessert wine made specifically for Buena Vista Winery

  • color

    Light amber

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One of the nineteenth century's most provocative entertainer's, Lola Montez was infamous during her own lifetime for her fiery temper and irresistible charm. Her ambition and propensity to attract powerful men knew no bounds. Married three times, with dozens of lovers including Sam Brannan, the Bohemian temptress led a life full of adventure.  But like so many romantic heroines before and since, she met with a tragic end.