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Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon in Kentucky Derby Commemorative Bottle
- Item Number
- Estimated Value
- 80 USD
- 450 USD to Live Event Bidder
The art of making fine bourbon first took place on the site of the Woodford Reserve Distillery, a National Historic Landmark, in 1812. The perfectly balanced taste of our Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is comprised of more than 200 detectable flavor notes, from bold grain and wood, to sweet aromatics, spice, and fruit & floral notes.
Appearance: Clean, brilliant honey amber.
Nose: Heavy with rich dried fruit, hints of mint and oranges covered with a dusting of cocoa. Faint vanilla and tobacco spice.
Taste: Rich, chewy, rounded and smooth, with complex citrus, cinnamon and cocoa.
Toffee, caramel, chocolate and spice notes abound.
Finish: Silky smooth, almost creamy at first with a long, warm satisfying tail.
AWARDS & ACCLAIMS
2015 Ultimate Spirits Challenge: Excellent, Highly Recommended
2014 Whiskies of the World Awards: Gold Medal
2014, 2012, 2011 San Francisco World Spirits Competition: Gold Medal
2013 San Francisco World Spirits Competition: Double Gold Medal
2012 International Spirits Challenge: Best in Class, Gold Medal
2012 Ultimate Spirits Challenge: Extraordinary, Ultimate Recommendation
2009 Whisky Magazine: Whisky Innovator of the Year
2009 SIP Awards: Platinum Medal
2009 New York Spirits Awards: Best of Class, Whiskies
2005, 2001, 2000 World Spirits Competition: Double Gold Medal
2003 International Spirits Challenge: Gold Medal
2001 International Wine & Spirits Competition: Gold Medal
1999 International Spirits Challenge: Best in Class, Bourbon
Donated by Gordon and Joanna Gates.