The 13 Year Old Family Reserve Rye from Van Winkle is a masterpiece and a unique whiskey that blurs the lines between rye and bourbon. This highly-coveted Kentucky spirit boasts a sumptuously smooth mouthfeel, accompanied by captivating and outstanding flavors. The nose exudes classic notes of vanilla, caramel, cinnamon, and spice. The silky, alkaline mouthfeel offers rye spice, cinnamon, ground black pepper, and smooth caramel notes before the buttery finish that brings subtle spice, toffee, and oak. Although not as widely known as its "Pappy" counterparts, the 13 Year Old Family Reserve Rye is a highly sought-after and enigmatic whiskey that holds a special place in Van Winkle's portfolio.