Jefferson’s is a whiskey blending company, they buy whiskeys from different distilleries and then age them and blend them together to a certain taste profile. You can think of them as an independent bottler, like Gordon & MacPhail for example.
Jefferson’s Reserve Very Old is a sophomore offering from the company, aged for about 15 years on average and bottled at 45.1% alc/vol.
NOSE: Butterscotch, corn sweetness, vanilla, raisins.
PALATE: Spice, rye bread, brown sugar, leather, tobacco, oak.
FINISH: Medium to short, black tea, tobacco, spice, a touch of corn.