WL Weller 12 Year Wheated Bourbon

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WL Weller 12 Year Wheated Bourbon was rated No.2 by dramdata.com in the top ten whisky investments for 2019 and considered the ‘baby Pappy Van Winkle’.

As part of the wheated bourbon family, this twelve year old W.L. Weller is aged far longer than most wheated bourbons. This offering is a exceptionally smooth, easy-going and balanced offering with a beautiful deep bronze color.

Produced by Buffalo Trace Distillery, replacing rye with wheat makes for an extra smooth Bourbon. This is also aged considerably longer than most wheated styles. In fact, the boys at breakingbourbon.com reckon Weller 12 is as close as you can get to tasting Pappy Van Winkle – it comes from the same recipe as Van Winkle Lot B, which is also aged 12 years, (but it’s not matured in the sweetest spots in the warehouses). Factor in the price difference and this represents extraordinary value for money.

Tasting notes: Aromas of lanolin, almond, creamed corn and toasty vanilla. The mid-palate flavor is heavily wheated, layered and moderately sweet. Long, oaky, and intensely smooth finish.

Awards:
  • 2020 Silver Medal – San Francisco World Spirits Competition
  • 2020 Silver Medal – World Whiskies Awards

750ml, 45% ABV (90 Proof)

$289.00 inc. GST

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WL Weller 12 Year Wheated Bourbon is masterfully distilled at Buffalo Trace Distillery, Kentucky, and is acclaimed worldwide.

Ancient buffalo carved paths through the wilderness that led American pioneers and explorers to new frontiers. One such trail led to the banks of the Kentucky River where Buffalo Trace Distillery has been making bourbon whiskey the same way for more than 200 years.

No Distillery has earned more domestic and international accolades than Buffalo Trace. Writers, enthusiasts and spirits competitions around the globe have awarded more than 500 accolades to our brands. The title of “world’s most award-winning distillery” has been earned through the uncompromising dedication of our craftsmen for well over 200 years. Their passion for distilling, passed down for two centuries, is revered by experts worldwide.

In 2013, Buffalo Trace Distillery added its most cherished distinction yet – National Historic Landmark. After taking more than 200 years to achieve, the Distillery joined this elite group of the most influential places in North America. This award, more important than any others, is for the Distillery, its people, its builders, its visionaries, its preservers and its protectors.

WL Weller 12 Year Wheated Bourbon is just one of many exceptional expressions produced at Buffalo Trace Distillery, including the highly sought after Antique Collection and the Pappy Van Winkle range.

Awards:
  • 2018 Visitor Attraction Manager of the Year, Matt Higgins – Icons of Whisky America
  • 2018 Distiller of the Year – Icons of Whisky America

www.buffalotracedistillery.com

Weight 1.5 kg

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