Balvenie Peat Week 14yo
Since 2002 The Balvenie distillery has produced peated malt for one week of the year. Peated heavily to 30ppm and matured exclusively in american oak barrels for a minimum of 14 years. It has been bottled un-chillfiltered at 48.3% ABV
it is smokey but still with the traditional Speyside characteristics shining through.
On the Nose -
Instantly hit by sweet peat smoke followed by notes of honey, butterscotch and light floral characteristic.
On the Palate -
Vanilla from the american oak cask and the unmistakable flavour of peat smoke. Citrus and vanilla present as well as honey blossom.
on the Finish -
A lingering finish of peat smoke and vanilla