Hot off the delivery truck! We're thrilled to announce a new arrival of this special limited production Bourbon. Michael's Wine Cellar has just received six bottles of Bourbon "Rhetoric", Orphan Barrel, 21 Year, 750ml. This special find is priced aggressively at $119.95 per bottle, and yes, only six bottles are available. These won't last long! Orphan Barrel Rhetoric 21 Year Old Bourbon Comes To Retail By Nino Marchetti, The Whiskey Wash Diageo’s Orphan Barrel project, love it or hate it, has stirred up quite the discussion since it debuted last year around strong consumer desires focused on anything whiskey with an older age statement. While some of the bottlings are one-off releases others, such as Rhetoric, aim to be more once a year shots into retail markets. Last year we saw Rhetoric as a 20 year old bourbon, and though there’s no official word from Diageo yet, I’ve noticed a whole bunch of 21 year old has started trickling over the last few weeks into liquor stores. The Orphan Barrel Rhetoric 21 Year Old, with an average retail price of $129 as of this post, looks as if it will be the second of six planned under this particular name from what I can tell over at its website (the oldest listed there is a 25 year old scheduled for a 2019 release). What Diageo is doing here with Rhetoric by staggering its stock over the years is, according to them, "an experiment in how barrel maturation imparts a lasting impression year after year. Each new year results in an older and wiser limited release from remaining maturing stock." Click here to read the full article on The Whiskey Wash.