Old Charter Oak French Oak
Old Charter Oak // Kentucky, USA
Old Charter Oak French Oak is the second Kentucky Straight Bourbon release from the Buffalo Trace Old Charter Oak series which features different oak varietals to age the bourbon. Although most bourbon is aged in white oak from the Ozarks, bourbon only requires that new, charred oak containers to be used for aging. The type of oak isn't specified. The oak in the series will be sourced from different regions, different countries, and different ages including some century oaks. This bottling features oak sourced from France. The oak barrels arrived at Buffalo Trace in 2007 and were filled with Buffalo Trace mash bill #1. Aged for 12 years, Old Charter Oak French Oak is available in June 2019 in limited quantities.
BourbonProduced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak containers.
Cask Typenew, charred French oak