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Van Winkle 13 Year Old Family Reserve Rye / 2015 Release

Lot: 239867
Van Winkle 13 Year Old Family Reserve Rye / 2015 Release
Van Winkle 13 Year Old Family Reserve Rye / 2015 Release
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Winning Bid: £1,100

Van Winkle 13 Year Old Family Reserve Rye / 2015 Release

Distillery:
see lot description
Age:
19 Year Old
Vintage:
N/A
Region:
Kentucky, USA
Bottler:
Official / Buffalo Trace
Cask Type:
N/A
Bottle Strength:
95.6 US PROOF / 47.8%
Bottle Size:
75cl
Distillery Status:
Closed, Operational

Van Winkle 13 Year Old Family Reserve Rye / 2015 Release

As sought after as the other members of this 'family'.

This is bottle F3148, and was released in 2015 when the whiskey was actually now 19 years old, despite the label. The Van Winkle Family Reserve rye actually continued to age in cask until 2004 when it was eventually tanked at Buffalo Trace. They are all labelled as 13 years old regardless.

The Family Reserve Rye is presumed to have been distilled at Medley in Owensboro, with Cream of Kentucky rye from Bernheim blended through it after it was tanked in 2004. The rye was the last of the remaining reserves that Julian Van Winkle III warehoused at Buffalo Trace by the time it finally ran out in 2016. A new batch, distilled at Buffalo Trace was first bottled in 2018.

Serial number is B151410955M

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