Category: Straight Bourbon whiskey
Product of: United States
William Larue Weller is part of Buffalo Trace’s annual Antique Collection and takes its inspiration and name from the eponymous distiller credited as being the first to produce Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey using wheat instead of rye in the mash bill. Read more
Sampled on 19/01/2016
(sample 2015 release) Clear, copper bronze with deep reds.
Oil-paint with custard powder, a touch of lime-marmalade, dry cider, warm cinnamon, red toffee-apple and burnt soft plastic. More apple, lightly smoky and toasty oak with water.
Dry, oak chip barbeque and buttery with cedar wood and spice - black pepper and cinnamon. More appley with water.
Relatively short with cinnamon, black pepper, dry oak and caramelised cooked apple skin.
Pleasing apple fruity notes balance dry spicy oak in this cask-strength well aged bourbon.
Closure: Natural cork stopper