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Woodford Reserve releases premium limited-edition whiskey in Baccarat decanters

Woodford Reserve is bringing is Baccarat Edition - the 'ultimate' premium expression of its super-premium America whiskey - to the UK market.

The limited-edition release has seen Woodford Reserve Bourbon further aged in hand-selected XO cognac casks at its distillery in Versailles, Kentucky. It will be available through selected premium retailers, priced at £1,500 per bottle.

The Baccarat Edition is the first and so far only American whiskey to be bottled in Baccarat crystal, combining French craftsmaship and American spirit. Evoking the Woodford Reserve bottle silhouette, the crystal decanters are engraved with both companies' logos and the crystal stoppers carry Woodford Reserve's initials. They are presented in Baccarat red boxes with sleek rotating doors.

Mark Bacon, global brand director for Wooford Reserve, said: "We are extremely proud to announce the partnership between the world's finest Bourbon and the world's finest crystal because both represent craftsmanship at the highest level."

Baccarat group director Herve Martin said: "We are proud of the work done together and of a beautiful decanter that our artisans crafted inspired by the excellence and savoir faire that both our Maisons cherish."

Woodford Reserve master distiller Chris Morris added: "The partnership exemplifies Woodford Reserve's ability to stay at the forefront of innovation within the global spirits industry."

17 November 2020 - Bethany Whymark