Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Rye

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 5099873240175
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Natural cork stopper

More about Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Rye

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alc./vol: 46.2%

Proof: 92.4°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of United States United States

Released as a pair, New Cask Rye and Aged Cask Rye, this 35/37.5cl twin pack is the 6th offering in the Woodford Reserve Master's Collection of limited-release bottlings. Both 100% rye whiskies were triple distilled in Wood Reserve's copper pot stills - one aged in new oak, the other in refill casks
Released March 2012.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 08/04/2012

Appearance:

Aged: (Bot No. 17114) Clear, pale golden yellow with thin slowly falling tears. / New: (Bot No. 14976) Clear, deep golden with bronze highlights and thin slowly falling tears.

Aroma:

Aged: vanilla, new leather, lanolin and crusty banoffee pie with faint rye spice. / New: Delicate oak, walnuts, lightly roasted chestnuts and tobacco with crisp green apple skin and fragrant vanilla.

Taste:

Aged: Bready rye grain palate with delicate zingy cinnamon spice and sweet oak. / New: Bitter sweet spiced old oak palate with cinnamon apple and nutty vanilla.

Aftertaste:

Aged: Lingering cinnamon and ginger spice with restrained oakyness. (4.5/5) / New: Leathery, pastry-like finish with lingering dry oak and spice. (4/5)

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