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Wild Turkey has chosen Australia for its exclusive launch of Russell's Reserve Private Select limited edition bourbon, as chosen by master distiller Eddie Russell.

Each bottle is crafted from five barrels and selected by Russell himself from the farmed Kentucky rickhouses. It produces flavours of caramel, liquorice and vanilla, with subtle nuances from the barrel as it matures.

“Each barrel in the rickhouse comes with its own unique taste,” says Russell.

“Our private barrel program allows us to hand-select barrels to marry specific taste profiles. All while keeping the distinctive bold flavour of Russell’s Reserve.”

Private Select limited edition is the second iteration in the Private Barrel programme to offer connoisseurs the opportunity to own a unique bourbon.

Russell's Reserve limited edition bourbon is non-chill filtered and allows the whiskey to maintain its higher levels of contributions from the barrel, to give “the bourbon more character”.

Russell’s Reserve Private Select limited-edition bourbon is now available at Vintage Cellars, online and in-store for RRP$85.00.

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