CASK & COAST PREMIUM RESERVE CALIFORNIA BOURBON WINS GOLD MEDAL AT SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRITS CHALLENGE
Newly Launched Bourbon Cask-Finished in Cabernet Sauvignon & Cabernet Franc Casks Receives Gold at Its First Competition
San Diego, CA – January 31 – Cask & Coast Spirits Co. proudly announced today that its inaugural batch of premium blended California bourbon has been awarded a Gold Medal at the prestigious San Diego International Wine & Spirits Challenge, which featured wine and spirits from around the globe. It was Cask & Coast’s first spirits competition.
“We are so thrilled and honored to receive a coveted Gold Medal from the judges at the San Diego International Wine & Spirits Challenge, and we greatly appreciate their hard work,” said Kersey. “Rich and I made a bourbon that we wanted to drink and it’s great to see other people enjoying it so much too.”
Cask & Coast’s four-grain bourbon is distilled and matured in the Midwest in new American oak barrels then blended in San Diego before being finished for a year in California Cabernet Sauvignon & Cabernet Franc wine casks from local vineyards. The bourbon is aged for a total of 5 years and is bottled at a hearty 102 proof.
ABOUT CASK & COAST SPIRITS CO.
Cask & Coast Spirits Co. was founded by entrepreneur and former San Diego City Councilman Mark Kersey and Richard Montaño, an entrepreneur, real estate investor, and certified Sommelier. Cask & Coast Premium Reserve California Bourbon launched this past November with national availability online at shop.caskandcoast.com and regional retail store availability in San Diego. Additional retail partners will be announced in the coming weeks.