Evans Williams 2009 Single Barrel Vintage Bourbon - 2017 Kentucky Derby Limited Edition (53.5% ABV) has been matured in natural open-rick warehouses under the careful supervision of Heaven Hill’s Master Distillers, who monitor the progress of each year’s vintage to ensure it maintains its intended flavour profile and quality.
|Evan Williams 2009 Single Barrel Vintage Bourbon|
2017 Kentucky Derby Limited Edition
This latest limited release, which contains the details of the exact day it was put into an oak barrel to age on the label, is said to commemorate both the 62nd Kentucky Derby Festival and 45th Pegasus Pin anniversary.
Dipped in a unique gold wax with a commemorative pin sealed atop the cap, the bottle features a special face label with the Kentucky Derby Festival logo, and includes a 2017 Pegasus Pin in an envelope attached to each bottle.
Evan Williams Bourbon Experience Artisanal Distiller Charlie Downs and Kentucky Derby Festival President and CEO Mike Brown, unveiled the official 2017 pin and limited edition bottle at the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience on Thursday, Feb. 16, by personally hand-dipping two of the limited-edition bottles.
Commenting on the launch, Charlie Downs, said: “The Evan Williams Bourbon Experience is proud to partner with the Kentucky Derby Festival to share the unique Kentucky spirit that is unmatched elsewhere. We’re honoured to raise a toast to Kentucky’s heritage and welcome Festival Fans across the globe to join in celebrating the 2017 Kentucky Derby.”
Evan Williams Single Barrel Vintage, has won five “Whiskey of the Year” awards and is one of the most critically-acclaimed specialty bourbons produced by Heaven Hill Distillery, the world’s second largest holder of aging Bourbon.
Evans Williams 2009 Single Barrel Vintage Bourbon - 2017 Kentucky Derby Limited Edition, will be available later this month from the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience and selected specialist retailers for a RRP of $74.99.
Posted by Steve Rush