With some time in the glass, a pronounced vanilla aroma comes forward. The silky palate opens with allspice and cinnamon roar, evolving into warming espresso, cocoa sweetness and a coconut fade braced up with clove and faint citrusy acidity.
Some wedding gifts last a little longer than others. Kentucky Owl was founded in 1879 by a local pharmacist, Charles Mortimer Dedman. He and his new bride received a large parcel of land on the banks of the Kentucky River as a wedding gift from his adopted father, a town judge.