Woodford Reserve Master's Collection Four Wood Bourbon

Bourbon

Woodford Reserve // Kentucky, USA

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  • Distiller Score

    96
  • Avg. Rating

    4.32
    4 out of 5 stars
    ( 88 )

This bourbon was initially matured in American oak and then finished in barrels made from maple wood, sherry wood and port wood. Part of Woodford’s Master Collection, this Four Wood Selection bourbon is highly limited. According to Master Distiller Chris Morris, “The batching ratios of the three finishing barrels were painstakingly chosen so that no one character dominated the final product.”

  • age
    NAS
  • abv
    47.2
  • Bourbon
    Produced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
  • Cask Type
    new, charred American oak, maplewood, ex-sherry, ex-port

Tasting Notes

"The nose on this bourbon couldn't be more complex. Vanilla, caramel, red wine, freshly chopped firewood, candied citrus, the list goes on. The first sip is like taking a drag off a slightly harsh cigar, and then instantly mellows. The palate then explodes and coats the mouth with sweet citrus, well integrated wood, cool smoke, and a non-cloying sweet, lingering finish. Gorgeous, meticulously complex, yet still approachable. "

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