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.
Production: Woodford Reserve is made from a mash of 72% corn, 18% rye, and 10% malted barley. They use limestone-filtered well water and ferment the grains in Cyprus wood fermentation vats.