Father’s Day Gift Guide: Limited Libations

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15-Year-Old Single-Barrel Sherry Cask Single-Malt Scotch Whisky 750ml | $124

Each whisky in the Balvenie Single -Malt Scotch Whisky range is unique, luxuriously smooth, and underpinned by a distinctive honeyed character. This single-barrel sherry cask is rich with elegant oak and subtle spice, with a long, sherried finish.

Don Julio Reposado Primavera 750ml | $150

Meticulously crafted to ensure liquid perfection that honors the legacy of Don Julio González’s innovative spirit, this deliciously smooth expression takes the traditional reposado and finishes it in highly coveted European casks, which previously held wine infused with macerated orange peel, for a silky, sophisticated, and light citrus taste.

WhistlePig 12 Year Rye Bespoke Blend NH Barrel 750ml | $150

With notes of heather, butterscotch, toffee, and spice, this selection opens thick with quick spice notes, stays spicy, and has midway blends of oak and dried fruits. The long finish is a complexity of wood, orange zest, and wisps of toast and toffee.

Maker’s Mark Private Select Barrel #3 Bourbon 750ml | $60

Private Selection is created by adding 10 custom wood finishing staves to each barrel, then aging it to extract a unique, flavorful taste profile. This selection has notes of oak spice and orange zest, with a semi-thick feel, then grains and a dryness mid-palate.

Caymus Napa Cabernet Sauvignon

Caymus has a signature style that is dark in color, with rich fruit and ripe, velvety tannins—as approachable in youth as in maturity. The cabernet offers layered, lush aromas and flavors, including cocoa, cassis, and ripe dark berries.

Stag’s Leap Artemis Cabernet Sauvignon

This Artemis Cabernet Sauvignon offers inviting aromas of red currant and cranberry mixed with hints of vanilla and dried herbs. On the palate, the wine has a soft entry, with dried cherry, blackberry, currant, and savory herb flavors. The wine has a medium-bodied mouthfeel with round, satin-like tannins.