Wild Turkey Kentucky Legend Barrel Proof (Donut) Review

This is a discontinued expression from Wild Turkey that is commonly referred to as the Donut bottle due to it’s unique shape. It was bottled at 56.05% ABV.

Nose: Stellar nose – classic older WT. Spices with plenty of oak but deftly balanced with gingerbread, brown sugar, banana, choclolate, and a bit of blueberries with honey.

Palate: Oak forward with smoky char and honey. Not nearly as sweet as nose, but still bold and rich.

Finish: Rich vanilla with oak, black pepper, and cloves.

Rating: 94/100 – Right up there with the Cheesy Gold Foil as one of my favorite older Wild Turkey bottles.

Value for the money: These go for around $400 on the secondary which is more than the Split Label and Cheesy Gold Foil. They are harder to find than those two though, so a bit of a premium is to be expected. If this were available at retail, I’d pay up to $125 or so for a bottle.

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