Pappy Van Winkle's 13 Year Family Reserve Rye Whiskey 2023 Release

Vendor Old Rip Van Winkle
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Introducing Pappy Van Winkle's 13 Year Family Reserve Rye Whiskey – a pinnacle of American distilling, an homage to tradition, and a testament to the Van Winkle family's dedication to crafting exceptional spirits. Aged for a remarkable 13 years, this Family Reserve Rye is a rare and distinguished expression that stands as a symbol of heritage and unwavering quality.

Aged to Perfection: Matured patiently for 13 years in charred oak barrels, this rye whiskey undergoes a transformative aging process that imparts depth and character. The extended maturation results in a velvety texture and a nuanced profile that sets it apart as an extraordinary addition to the Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve.

Van Winkle Legacy: As part of the esteemed Family Reserve series, this rye whiskey carries forward the legacy established by Julian P. Van Winkle Sr. The Van Winkle family's commitment to crafting spirits of unparalleled quality is evident in every bottle, embodying a tradition of excellence that spans generations.

Collector's Edition Rarity: Pappy Van Winkle's 13 Year Family Reserve Rye Whiskey is a rare find, released in limited quantities to maintain its exclusivity. Each bottle is a collector's gem, an investment not just in a whiskey but in a piece of American whiskey history encased in the iconic Pappy Van Winkle label.

Versatility in Enjoyment: Whether sipped neat to appreciate its nuanced complexity or incorporated into refined cocktails, this 13-year-aged rye whiskey elevates any whiskey experience. Its well-balanced sweetness, spice, and enduring finish make it a distinguished choice for discerning whiskey enthusiasts.

A Toast to Distinction: Raise a glass to the extraordinary with Pappy Van Winkle's 13 Year Family Reserve Rye Whiskey – a rare and distinguished expression that captures the essence of time, craftsmanship, and the enduring legacy of one of America's most revered whiskey families. Indulge in the exceptional. Indulge in Pappy Van Winkle.



Tasting Notes

A soft nose of chestnuts, spice, vanilla, and fruit. Features flavors of cocoa, vanilla, spice, and white pepper. A long, warm, and complex finish with caramel and spice combined with dry oak.

Distillery Information

Both the Old Rip Van Winkle and the Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve labels are produced at Buffalo Trace Distillery and remain in high demand.
This highly sought after American rye has a soft nose of chestnuts, spice, vanilla and fruit. It features flavors of cocoa, vanilla, spice, and white pepper.
Up until his death in 1965, "Pappy" was the oldest active distiller in the nation at the age of 91. The next in the Van Winkle generation, Julian P. Van Winkle, Jr., became president of the Stitzel-Weller Distillery in 1947.
Julian III took over the business in 1981 after his father passed away. He was 32 years old with a wife and four young children. The premium bourbon business was in a lull, but 90 years ago, Pappy started from the ground up, too.
Pappy Van Winkle Family reserve rye 13 year. This 13-year breaks the mold as it is one of the oldest rye whiskeys available today. The maturity it has achieved while aging is quite obvious when you take the first sip. Flavors include cocoa, vanilla, spice, and white pepper.
It is distilled and bottled by the Sazerac Company at its Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky. Pappy Van Winkle's Family Reserve is often regarded as one of the finest bourbons in the world, and its very low production and high demand can make it extremely difficult to find.
American rye whiskey, which is similar to bourbon whiskey, but must be distilled from at least 51 percent rye grain. Canadian whisky, which is often referred to as (and often labelled as) rye whisky for historical reasons, although it may or may not actually include any rye grain in its production process.