Wild Turkey Master’s Keep 17

Wild Turkey Master's Keep 17

Price: $150 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Wild Turkey / Campari

Region: Kentucky

43.4% ABV

Aged For: 17 Years

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

Cask Type: New charred oak, Char #4

Chill Filtered: No

 


 

Color: Burnt Amber

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Oak, baking spice, floral, earthy, chocolate

Feel: Dry, light-medium body

Taste: Cocoa powder, oak, clove, vanilla, leather, and floral

Finish: Leathery oak, and tobacco with earthy floral aftertaste. Slight warmth and medium-short in length.

Thoughts: Not sure what I was expecting, but this wasn’t it. Unique to me as far as turkey profiles go, but I would love to try the decades to compare.

Score: 82 out of 100

 

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