The Heaven Hill Distillery, has announced the launch of its 2021 Parker’s Heritage Collection bottling.
Parker's Heritage 11 Year Old Heavy Char Wheat Whiskey (61% ABV) was produced using a spirit made from a mashbill of 51% wheat, 37% corn and 12% malted barley, which was matured in casks that were charred for one minute and 30 seconds (Level 5 char).
|Parker's Heritage 11 Year Old Heavy Char Wheat Whiskey|
This 15th edition of the annual limited-edition release, which is comprised of 75 barrels, is only the second time the wheat whiskey mashbill has been featured in the Parker’s Heritage Collection, with the first released in 2014 as an Original Batch Cask Strength.
The late Heaven Hill Master Distiller Parker Beam, for whom the series is named, was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) in 2010. The past eight editions from 2013-2020, have raised more than one million dollars toward ALS research and patient care through contributions made by Heaven Hill for each bottle purchased. With the 2021 Heavy Char Wheat Whiskey edition, Heaven Hill will again contribute a portion of the proceeds from each bottle sold to the ALS Association.
Commenting on the news, Susan Wahl, Vice President, American Whiskies at Heaven Hill, said: “The Parker’s Heritage Collection is a testament to the distilling legacy at Heaven Hill Distillery and the detailed attention each step of the process receives. We are excited to release the third mashbill in this heavy char series, showcasing the consistency of quality throughout our innovation pipeline. It is in tribute to Parker and his legacy that we continue to support ALS research and patient care with this collection.”
Parker's Heritage 11 Year-Old Heavy Char Wheat Whiskey, will be available next month from specialist retailers in the US, for a RRP of $139.99 – 750ml.
Posted by Steve Rush