Wild Turkey

81

ABV 40.5%
REVIEWED Issue 117
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Specifications
Brand: Wild Turkey
Expression: 81
Type: USA Whisky / Bourbon
Age: No Age Statement
ABV: 40.5%
Country/Region: USA / Kentucky
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Dusty rye notes, sweet honeyed cornbread with melted butter, some lovely spices, cedar wood, cardamom, cinnamon.
Palate: A great rye spiced edge, German black bread, smooth wheat bread notes, then spices, cinnamon and allspice. A hint of charred oak too.
Finish: Crisp and clean.
Comment: A great addition to the Wild Turkey family. Big and bold but easy going too.
7.9
Taster   Annabel Meikle
Nose: Crushed mint and eucalyptus. Aniseed, angelica, star anise and all spice. Water lifts greener and herbal notes, tomato leaf. Very perfumed as well.
Palate: Flint and tarragon, lots of herbal and pine sap. Strawberry, mint and clove. Sweet tobacco like snus.
Finish: Sweet and really mouth coating.
Comment: Rounded and rich.
7.8
Visit the distillery
Wild Turkey Distillery, 1417 Versailles Road, Lawrenceburg, KY, Kentucky, USA
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