W L Weller Antique Collection Cask Strength Bourbon Whiskey

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alc./vol:
70.1%

Proof:
140.2°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Natural cork stopper

Product of: Product of United States United States


Described as the "the original wheated bourbon", this Kentucky straight bourbon is distilled at Buffalo Trace. The W.L. Weller brand dates from the late 1800s. Julian P. 'Pappy' Van Winkle started working for the original W.L. Weller Co. in the 1890s eventually becoming its president.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 05/02/2016

Appearance

(sample 2014 release) Clear, deep bronze.

Aroma

Pencil shavings, mollasses, plums and toffee with cinnamon and cloves. Red wine , oak and clove with water.

Taste

Full-bodied, rich and generous. Red wine soaked dry toasty oak with plum fruit, clove and black pepper spice. More red wine notes and tannins with water.

Aftertaste

Dry and spicy with lingering tannins.

Overall

Huge in every respect with pencil shaving like dry oak, clove spice and red wine tannins.

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