A strong blend of toffee and caramel with a hardy amount of alcohol scent is present.Spice and vanilla provide a nice base with additional layers of toasted oak and butterscotch.Overall it is very likeable with its layers of sweet notes that hit with the perfect intensity.
The medium length biting finish gives way to a slightly dry aftertaste.Spice, pepper, and oak dominate over the palate sweeter notes.
Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon is Wild Turkey's flagship brand. Wild Turkey is distilled at a very low proof i order to help embody all of the barrel flavors Read More during aging. It comes out of the barrel at around 109 proof necessitating only slight dilution before being bottled at 101 proof. This process helps produce a final product that, although not barrel proof, is very close to what came right out of the barrel. Wild Turkey also uses the heaviest char # 4 (aside from the rare use of the even heavier char #5) on their barrels which helps create the company's flavor profile and deep color. Wild Turkey Master Distiller Jimmy Russell is the longest-tenured active master distiller in the world with 60 years experience. Read Less