Willett 17 yo Barrel L10-443 (Reid & Emerald)
Added on Saturday, Oct 8, 2011 at 07:40 PM
  Bottler: Kentucky Bourbon Distillers, Ltd.
  Age: 17 yrs Type: American
  Vintage: 1993 Subtype: Bourbon
  ABV: 66.60 % Region: Kentucky
  Price: N/A Availability: Collectors Only
Wheated bourbon bottled for Reid & Emerald XVII-2   Distilled 4/6/1993   113 bottles
Member Ratings and Notes
N:  Sweet bourbon, low on the wood.
P:  Quite sweet but not cloying, a bit of mint in the background, a bit of oak but much less than you'd expect in a 17 yo. A nice bit of acid as well.  Water brings out dark chocolate notes and quite a bit of mint, like an Andes Mint but without the chemically aftertaste. 
F:  A bit short and hard to get a handle on except for a fleeting sweetness and a slight bit of the acid.

Nicely preserved, with some of the really great qualities you get in old wheaters.

A sweeter and of course super strong number. Nothing crazy here, but pretty darn enjoyable. Finish could use some pizazz. 
Whiskey Master List
Whiskey Value and Selling Online FAQ
Contact Rare Liquor Collectors
Popular Articles