Few distillers can produce what's arguably the world's finest bourbon without a certain expertise. It's a labor of love and experience married into one, with enough character and ingenuity to usurp even the most legendary players in the bourbon industry. And that's just what you get with a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle.
This award-winning bourbon from the heart of Kentucky bourbon country isn't easy to come by. Buffalo Trace Distillery — the maker of Pappy Van Winkle — produces only about 6,000 bottles a year. However, it has to age a minimum of 15 years to get the Pappy Van Winkle name. This leads to a limited supply of 15 Year, 20 Year and 23 Year varieties. The brand is a must-have for bourbon aficionados, but don't worry. As soon as you uncork a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle, you've turned into bourbon royalty, showing your appreciation for the finer things in life.
The 15 Year brings a hint of sweetness, oak, leather and spice, while the complex 20 Year earns the title of the number one bourbon in the world with citrus, fruits and vanilla. For a special occasion, the 23 Year is perhaps the best bourbon money can buy thanks to maple, honey and oak. Whichever you choose, Pappy's character is sure to make you a character.