Whiskies have been made at the famous Buffalo Trace Distillery since 1787. The distillery''s rich history includes such legendary distillers as E.H. Taylor, Jr, George T. Stagg, Albert B. Blanton, Orville Schupp and Elmer T. Lee. The current distillery and warehousing sprawls over 120 acres on the bank of the Kentucky River near the town of Frankfort in Franklin County, Kentucky. It''s been known by several names, most recently it was the George T. Stagg distillery, the name was changed to Buffalo Trace in June 1999, the same year the distillery introduced its flagship Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Owned since 1992 by The Sazerac family based in New Orleans, the distillery also produces many great whiskies including Blanton's, W.L Weller, Old Charter and Eagle Rare. Paths carved in the landscape by wild buffalo, known as 'traces', were used by early pioneers as they made their journey to the west. One such path in the area north of the Kentucky River was called the Great Buffalo Trace and it is here that the distillery was founded in 1857.
Deep amber colour. A complex aroma of vanilla, mint and molasses. Sweet, notes of brown sugar and spice that give way to oak, toffee, dark fruit and anise. Long and smooth with a serious depth.