Kentucky. Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 23 year 750ml. 95.6 proof. **We do not expect to have any more of this item available this season. We do not keep a wait list.**
Is it really that good? Read more in our Newsletter posted HERE.
This is the only 23 year old Kentucky Bourbon sold in the country today. There are only 3,000 bottles of this very rare 23 year old bourbon. It takes generations of distilling know-how to produce a rare, well-aged bourbon like this. Only the most careful and expensive distilling method can be used to create a whiskey as special as this one.
These barrels were carefully placed in the heart of the warehouse to receive the most benefit from the variable Kentucky seasons. Each season, the whiskey passes through the thin, caramel layer of the charred white oak barrels, picking up an enormous amount of color and flavor.
This fine old whiskey should be enjoyed neat or over ice. "Pappy" used to say, "why ship water all over the country." In keeping with his theory and practice, Julian Van Winkle has chosen to offer this whiskey at a higher than usual 95.6 proof. This higher proof allows all the incredible flavors to come out with each tasting. This truly is an older and wiser "Pappy."
Rated: October 2010 "Spirit of the Year" - Wine & spirits Magazine
- Wine and Spirits Magazine has named Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 'Spirit of the Year' in its annual buying guide issue. There are only eight spirits of the year in the issue, and Pappy Van Winkle 23 is the only bourbon.