Balvenie 17 year old Double Wood, Single Malt Whisky, 70cl
Balvenie 17 year old Double Wood, Single Malt Whisky, 70cl. The Balvenie 17 year old is older brother of their flagship 12 year old bottling. Matured for many years first in the more common ex American casks before being transferred to Spannish European oak Sherry casks for its secondary maturation. David Stewart is widely regarded as the pioneer of this technique and it is showcased perfectly here in his exquisite 17 year old Single Malt.
Nose: Warm runny honey and clove spice.
Palate: Golden syrup, soft, juicy raisins, tangy oak notes, peach and cherry
Finish: Sherry tones lead the finish, with a hint of sulphur and chocolate.