Dumangin Batch 010 Bourbon Whiskey 48% 700ml
Thanks to numerous sales trip to the US, Gilles also discovers another passion for Bourbons. Main compenent in Bourbon is corn (mini 51% for bourbon), Gilles prefers Bourbons with an higher Rye content. He has acquired several barrels with different content of rye to make his own blend, another Champagne Twist.
Bourbon has to be aged in new barrels for the 1st 3 years of its life in the US.
1ST AGEING: 4 years in new barrel
FINISH: 19 months in RATAFIA CHAMPENOIS Barrel T-175
BOTTLING DATE: 11/2020 at Champagne Dumangin J. Fils
NUMBER OF BOTTLES: 210
AGE: around 5-6 years
CHARACTERISTICS: The rye confers a certain dryness to this spirit compared to a traditional Bourbon (usually sweeter). The Ratafia Champenois is rounding the final result.
NON CHILL FILTERED
1890s A star is born! Champagne Dumangin was created by Hippolyte Dumangin. Jacky Dumangin, 3 generations later, perfected the characteristically feminine Premier Cru champagne range. His son, Gilles Dumangin, 5th generation of successful winemakers, "upped" the range by introducing the several high-class champagnes that helped position his top of the range wines. And his originality has been to maintain the tradition of distilling his wines and marcs himself and he is one of 2 houses of champagne still doing it. The wealth of champagne houses has made them lazy, to the point that they all contract their distillation to one and same distiller to use their own marcs sometimes and often any marc. The result is that they more or less taste the same