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Willett 8 Year Old Wheated Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Vendor Willett
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Indulge in the epitome of wheated bourbon elegance with Willett 8 Year Old Wheated Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey—a distinguished expression that harmoniously balances age, craftsmanship, and the allure of Kentucky's famed distilling traditions.

Craftsmanship: Willett 8 Year Old Wheated Bourbon is a testament to the distillery's commitment to quality. Aged for eight years in charred oak barrels, this wheated bourbon showcases the artful balance of time, traditional methods, and a meticulous blending process that defines the Willett legacy.

Wheated Elegance: Crafted with a high wheat content in the mash bill, this wheated bourbon imparts a velvety and smooth character that sets it apart. The absence of rye allows the sweet and mellow wheat notes to shine, creating a luxurious and well-rounded flavor profile.

Versatility: Willett 8 Year Old Wheated Bourbon is a versatile spirit that can be savored neat to appreciate its intricate layers or enjoyed in classic bourbon cocktails. Its nuanced and refined character makes it equally suitable for quiet contemplation or shared celebrations.

Collector's Edition: Adorned with Willett's distinctive label and housed in an elegantly designed bottle, each release of this 8 Year Old Wheated Bourbon is a collector's delight. Limited in availability, it stands as a testament to the exclusivity and craftsmanship that defines Willett's premium offerings.

Kentucky Heritage: Rooted in the heart of bourbon country, Willett 8 Year Old Wheated Bourbon pays homage to Kentucky's rich distilling heritage. The legacy of the Willett family, spanning generations, is encapsulated in each bottle, inviting enthusiasts to savor the true spirit of the Bluegrass State.

Aged to Perfection: Willett 8 Year Old Wheated Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is a celebration of the aging process, where time and charred oak barrels contribute to a symphony of flavors. Elevate your bourbon experience with this aged gem—a true reflection of the dedication and expertise of the Willett Distillery.

ABV

54%

Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes: Willett 8 Year Old Wheated Bourbon Whiskey

Appearance:
In the glass, the Willett 8 Year Old Wheated Bourbon presents itself with a deep amber hue, showcasing its eight years of patient maturation. The liquid clings gracefully to the sides, offering a preview of the complexity within.

Nose:
The nose is an inviting symphony of rich aromas. Vanilla and caramel take the lead, followed by a subtle sweetness reminiscent of honey. Delicate notes of dried fruits, such as figs and raisins, emerge, adding layers of complexity. A gentle waft of oak and baking spices lingers in the background.

Palate:
Upon the first sip, the palate is greeted with a velvety and well-rounded mouthfeel. Caramelized sugars create a luscious sweetness, complemented by the warmth of toasted oak. The high wheat content in the mash bill imparts a smooth, almost creamy texture. Toffee and dark chocolate notes unfold, contributing to a sophisticated flavor profile.

Finish:
The finish is enduring and evolving. Warm cinnamon and nutmeg emerge, adding a delightful spiciness that persists. Vanilla and toffee notes linger, creating a satisfying and memorable conclusion to each sip. The aftertaste invites contemplation, encouraging you to savor the remnants of this well-aged wheated bourbon.







Distillery Information

Willett Distillery, founded in 1935 by Thompson Willett, is a family-owned distillery with a long-standing tradition in bourbon making. Over the years, the distillery has become renowned for producing high-quality, small-batch bourbons. The family's commitment to craftsmanship and heritage has been passed down through generations.
Willett 8 Year Old Wheated Kentucky Straight Bourbon :
Production: The Willett 8 Year Old Wheated Bourbon is crafted with a high wheat content in the mash bill, contributing to its smooth and mellow character. Aged for eight years in charred oak barrels, it is known for its nuanced flavor profile and elegance.

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