Tuesday, January 19, 2021


Brown-Forman, has announced the official UK release of its limited-edition Woodford Reserve Baccarat bourbon bottling.

Woodford Reserve Baccarat Edition (45.2% ABV) has been finished in hand-selected XO cognac casks, at their distillery in Versailles, Kentucky. 

Woodford Reserve Baccarat Edition

This latest release which is the first and only American whiskey to be bottled in Baccarat, is said to celebrate the legacies of both the distilling and crystal brands. The bottle design evokes the iconic Woodford Reserve bottle silhouette and is engraved with both Woodford Reserve’s and Baccarat’s distinctive logos.

The Woodford Reserve Baccarat Edition bottle, which comes housed in a signature Baccarat red box, is said to deliver notes of rich toasted oak, cocoa, vanilla, clove, cinnamon, dried fruit and citrus peel on the nose. Followed by notes of vanilla, dark chocolate, dried fruit, creamy caramel, rich malt and oak on the palate.

Commenting on the news, Mark Bacon, Global Brand Director for Woodford Reserve, said: “We are extremely proud to announce the partnership between the world’s finest bourbon and the world’s finest crystal because both represent craftsmanship at the highest level. This partnership elevates the category of American Whiskey in the global market.”

Woodford Reserve Baccarat Edition, is now available from selected specialist retailers in the UK, for a RRP of £1,500.00.

Posted by Steve Rush