Old Charter

The Classic 90, 12 Years Old

ABV 45%
REVIEWED Issue 41
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Specifications
Brand: Old Charter
Expression: The Classic 90, 12 Years Old
Type: USA Whisky / Bourbon
Age: 12 years old
ABV: 45%
Country/Region: USA / Kentucky
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Cooked fruits, bitter orange/orange pulp, rum and raisin. Almost leathery notes. Pipe smoke, allspice.
Palate: Sweet and deep, but with very pure flavours. Grilled nut. Old-fashioned rose. Ripe.
Finish: Begins to dry. Shows some good maturity.
Comment: A well-made, serious bourbon. One for cigars.
7.8
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Restrained. Sweet. Nutty. Smoky.
Palate: Almond essence. Vanilla. Corn muffins.
Finish: Toasty. Crisp.
Comment: Biscuits and gravy and a shot of Charter 12. The breakfast of champions.
7.8
Visit the distillery
Buffalo Trace Distillery, 1001 Wilkinson Boulevard, PO Box 619, Frankfort, KY, Kentucky, USA
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