A bottle of Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 Year Old Lot 'A' Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. This was distilled at Stitzel-Weller distillery in fall 1979 and bottled in the early 1990s at Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery, Lawrenceburg.
This bottle is signed by Julian P. Van Winkle III.
This Van Winkle Special Reserve 1979 12 Year Old Lot 'A' sold at our online auction for £2,600
Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note wear to the labels and capsule.
Note the absence of a condition statement does not imply that this lot is in perfect condition or free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing. Older bottles often contain small amounts of sediment. We cannot guarantee that the contents of this bottle will be free from the effects of age, cork taint, oxidation or other faults.
This bottle does not appear to be leaking. While we take every care to pack bottles securely we cannot guarantee that old corks and closures will not leak in transit.