Old Charter Oak French Oak Barrel Aged Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Old Carter Whiskey Co.
750 ML (Standard)
The palate is thick and creamy maple syrup, with the oak flavor coming through.
A nose of vanilla with hints of apricot, cherry and rose petal.
A long finish of chocolate and toasted oak round it out.
Buffalo Trace's Old Charter Oak bourbon series is a line up of American Whiskeys released to explore how barrels made from trees that grew in differen Read Moret countries, climates, and soil affect the flavors of the Whiskey.The first series showcased Mongolian Oak, and now the series has returned with a new expression focused on French oak.Old Charter dates back to 1874 when Adam and Ben Chapeze created the bourbon.It gets its name from the Charter Oak tree, a symbol of American independence and free spirit, which grew in Connecticut around the 12th century until it fell in a storm in 1856.This new Old Charter Oak French Oak is the resultof the distillery acquiring a small number of barrels from France in 2007.These barrels, crafted from oak harvested from the forests of France, were filled with Mash #1, the same recipe used to make Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, and a number of other bourbons.The nature of French oak imparts more subtle, silky flavors than its American counterpart as a resultof its tighter grain.Aged for 12 years this bourbon is bottled at 92 proof. Read Less