Woodford Reserve Distiller's Select Kentucky Straight Bourbon (43.2% alc./vol.)

alc./vol:
43.2%

Proof:
86.4°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Natural cork stopper

Product of: Product of United States United States

Produced from whiskey selected from stocks held at Brown-Forman’s distillery in Jefferson County (mash bill is 72% corn, 18% rye and 10% malted barley). The barrels are then moved to the Labrot & Graham distillery to finish maturation. The bourbon in these casks is then blended with a... Read more

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 05/02/2017

Appearance

(sample bottle batch: 252, bottle No. 3918) Clear, coppery amber.

Aroma

Butterscotch, char-grilled sweet-corn, chocolaty mocha coffee, vanilla, ginger biscuit, freshly shaved oak and cinnamon.

Taste

Mellow and lightly spicy. Nutty vanilla crème anglaise, barbecued corn-on-the-cob, blackened fruitcake, gingerbread, delicate cinnamon spice and butterscotch with hints of espresso and dark bitter chocolate.

Aftertaste

Long, pleasing finish with lightly spiced char-grilled corn-on-the-cob and oaky butterscotch.

Overall

A beautifully balanced bourbon with char-grilled sweet-corn, freshly shaved oak, nutty notes and butterscotch. A mellow bourbon with moderate spice.

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