"Brown eyed women and red grenadine...
the bottle was dusty but the liquor was clean." -Jerry Garcia
The only way corks are superior to screw caps is that people think they are classy. For everything a closure is supposed to do, screw caps are superior.
The current issue of Whisky Magazine has a Van Winkle ad on the inside front cover. It shows the traditional bottle and label for the two Old Rip expressions. It also shows Pappy 15 and 20 in the wine bottle and also Lot B and VWFRR in the wine bottle. I always check the ads because that tells me what Van Winkle considers to be in current release (notwithstanding scarcity).
Col. Charles K. "Crotchety" Cowdery
"Whiskey Don't Keep."
Agree on the label and when I have a choice I prefer the 45% expression.
As I drive a pick up, I prefer the square bottle Van Winkle.
"Brownest of the brown liquors..so tempting. What's that? You want me to drink you? But I'm in the middle of a trial!" L. Hutz