Watch a tasting in celebration of the 147th Kentucky Derby! Wine.com host Gwendolyn Osborn leads this special tasting with three of the Derby’s preferred drinks sponsors: Jackson Family Wines, G.H. Mumm Champagne, and Woodford Reserve. Christopher Jackson shares insights on the Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Rosé and La Crema Pinot Noir Rosé and behind the scenes horseracing hints, Elise Cordell of G.H. Mumm Champagne shares how the winning jockeys and owners celebrate after the race, and Elizabeth McCall, Assistant Master Distiller for Woodford Reserve, completes the show with her famed Bourbon and shares her favorite recipes.
- Christopher Jackson, Proprietor and Family Ambassador, Jackson Family Wines
- Elise Cordell, National Ambassador, G.H. Mumm Champagne
- Elizabeth McCall, Assistant Master Distiller, Woodford Reserve
- Hosted by: Gwendolyn Osborn, Wine Educator, Wine.com
Tasting Set Includes:
- Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Rose
A gorgeous hue of pale pink jumps out of the glass with crisp grapefruit, strawberry, and white floral notes. Aromas of fresh-cut watermelon, hibiscus, and apricot.
- La Crema Pinot Noir Rose
Aromas of Mandarin, pink grapefruit, and guava. Flavors of watermelon, strawberry and blood orange are complemented by undertones of minerality. Delicate, crisp and vibrant.
- G.H. Mumm Grand Cordon Rose
G.H. Mumm Grand Cordon Rosé celebrates the bold power of Pinot Noir (60%), the signature grape of Maison Mumm. Chardonnay (22%) is added to the blend to enhance the floralaspects of the wine, and Pinot Meunier (18%) brings a softnessand round, ripe fruit character. During the blending process, the Cellar Master adds 14% still red wine from their prestigious vineyard sites to create the beautiful rosé color.
- Woodford Reserve 147th Derby Bottle Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (1 Liter Bottle)
Woodford Reserve, the Presenting Sponsor of the Kentucky Derby, is honoring "The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports" with the release of its 2021 commemorative Derby bottle. Rich, chewy, rounded and smooth, with complex citrus, cinnamon and cocoa Toffee, caramel, chocolate and spice notes abound. Proof: 90.4.
Customers can choose to buy the set without the Woodford Reserve Kentucky Derby Commemorative 1-Liter Bottle here.
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