Very Old Barton
Very Old Barton is a Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey produced in Bardstown, Kentucky and aged 4 or 6 years by the Sazerac Company at its Barton Distillery. It is bottled in 80-, 86-, 90- and 100-proof bottled-in-bond (US) expressions. Tasting notes: "Rich, tawny amber hue. Lean woody aroma. A firm attack leads to a medium bodied palate with a drying woody character. Dry, warm finish."
|Manufacturer||The Sazerac Company|
|Country of origin||Kentucky, United States|
|Alcohol by volume||40.00%|
|Related products||Barton Brands|
Jim Murray's Whisky Bible has given Very Old Barton 80 Proof a 90.5 rating. On February 16, 2011, Very Old Barton 100 Proof tied with Evan Williams "Black Label" as "Best Buy Whisk(e)y of the Year" in the 17th Annual Whisky Advocate Whisky Awards.
- Constellation Exits American Whiskey, Sells to Sazerac, the Chuck Cowdery blog, January 12, 2009.
- Whisky Advocate official website. Accessed Feb. 2011.