William Larue Weller Bourbon (Fall 2016)

Bourbon

Buffalo Trace Antique Collection // Kentucky, USA

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  • Distiller Score

    96
  • Avg. Rating

    4.73
    4 out of 5 stars
    ( 111 )

This 2016 edition of this heralded wheated bourbon was distilled in the winter of 2003. The barrels were aged on the 3rd and 6th floors of Warehouses D, K, & L. At the time of bottling, 145 barrels were selected and the whiskey was 12 years and 7 month old. It is bottled uncut, and unfiltered at 135.4 proof.

  • age
    12 Year
  • abv
    67.7
  • Bourbon
    Produced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
  • Cask Type
    new, charred American oak

Tasting Notes

"The wheated mash bill shows on the nose, also offering brown sugar and just traces of its underlying robust proof. Palate moves into milk chocolate, brown sugar, walnuts and prunes, and oak. Range of chocolatey notes. Very oaky at first on a long finish, with dark chocolate, nougat, toffee. Just a bit hot but overall incredibly smooth given the proof. Add a touch of water to bring out more rich sweetness, with chocolate and brown sugar. Lovely."

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