Russell’s Reserve 10-Year

Russell's Reserve 10

Price: $45 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Wild Turkey / Campari

Region: Kentucky

45% ABV

Mashbill: 75% corn, 13% rye, 12% barley

Aged For: 10 years

Cask Type: New charred oak, Char #4

 


 

Color: Amber

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Toasted oak, baking spice, rye, caramel, and vanilla

Mouthfeel: Medium

Palate/Taste: Slight almond, vanilla, mint, oak, honey, and cocoa

Finish: Medium, toffee, oak, and cinnamon, with a bit of maple glaze

Thoughts: An above average bourbon, but when set beside the higher proof WT101 it’s actually pretty disappointing.

Score: 77 out of 100

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