Balvenie 12 Years Double Wood

This Balvenie was matured in old sherry and bourbon casks. It makes this scotch interesting but also mild. The orange flavour and a deep sweetness make it a true gem among malt whiskies.

This Balvenie was matured in old sherry and bourbon casks. It makes this scotch interesting but also mild. The orange flavour and a deep sweetness make it a true gem among malt whiskies.

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The Balvenie
Scotland, Speyside
Single Malt Whisky
12 Years
40%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Bourbon
Sherry
Chill filtration - With Artifical colouring - With
Average tasting notes Tasting notes
Calculated from 489 Tasting Notes
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Nosing
Sweet:
Sweet:
Sherry:
Sherry:
Fruit:
Fruit:
Vanilla:
Vanilla:
Zitrus:
Zitrus:
Orange:
Orange:
Honey:
Honey:
Oak:
Oak:
Spices:
Nuts:
Caramel:
Caramel:
Nuts:
Spices:
Cinnamon:
Cinnamon:
Malt:
Malt:
Peat Smoke:
Apple:
Apple:
Lemon:
Lemon:
Herbs:
Alcohol:
Alcohol:
Herbs:
Pear:
Dried Fruit:
Dried Fruit:
Pear:
Peach:
Peach:
Cherry:
Almonds:
Almonds:
Cherry:
Chocolate:
Green Apple:
Peat Smoke:
Green Apple:
Chocolate:
Raisin:
Walnut:
Berries:
Mint:
Oil:
Floral:
Floral:
Berries:
Oil:
Raisin:
Walnut:
Mint:
Herb:
Barley:
Herb:
Pineapple:
Tropical Fruit:
Blackberry:
Lime:
Heather:
Banana:
Barley:
Pineapple:
Lime:
Heather:
Blackberry:
Banana:
Tropical Fruit:
Grapefruit:
Strawberry:
Hazelnut:
Cake:
Clove:
Melon:
Pepper:
Tobacco:
Melon:
Grapefruit:
Clove:
Hay:
Cake:
Strawberry:
Grape:
Grass:
Grass:
Hazelnut:
Grape:
Hay:
Leather:
Pepper:
Tobacco:
Leather:
Tasting
Sweet:
Sweet:
Sherry:
Sherry:
Nuts:
Fruit:
Nuts:
Oak:
Oak:
Fruit:
Spices:
Honey:
Honey:
Vanilla:
Vanilla:
Spices:
Zitrus:
Zitrus:
Orange:
Orange:
Oil:
Oil:
Caramel:
Caramel:
Cinnamon:
Cinnamon:
Malt:
Malt:
Chocolate:
Chocolate:
Peat Smoke:
Herb:
Herb:
Herbs:
Herbs:
Dark Chocolate:
Alcohol:
Alcohol:
Peat Smoke:
Dark Chocolate:
Pear:
Pear:
Pepper:
Dried Fruit:
Pepper:
Dried Fruit:
Berries:
Raisin:
Chili:
Chili:
Berries:
Raisin:
Almonds:
Peach:
Peach:
Almonds:
Apple:
Grapefruit:
Apple:
Grapefruit:
Heather:
Date:
Heather:
Date:
Coffee:
Walnut:
Floral:
Banana:
Walnut:
Floral:
Coffee:
Banana:
Nutmeg:
Fig:
Tropical Fruit:
Wheat:
Cake:
Pineapple:
Tropical Fruit:
Cake:
Ginger:
Fig:
Cherry:
Rye:
Lime:
Plum:
Tobacco:
Green Apple:
Lime:
Tobacco:
Plum:
Wheat:
Pineapple:
Ginger:
Nutmeg:
Green Apple:
Cherry:
Rye:
Finish
Oak:
Oak:
Sweet:
Sweet:
Spices:
Nuts:
Spices:
Sherry:
Sherry:
Fruit:
Nuts:
Fruit:
Malt:
Malt:
Vanilla:
Vanilla:
Oil:
Oil:
Zitrus:
Zitrus:
Honey:
Honey:
Herb:
Herb:
Peat Smoke:
Orange:
Orange:
Cinnamon:
Cinnamon:
Chocolate:
Chocolate:
Dark Chocolate:
Dark Chocolate:
Alcohol:
Alcohol:
Caramel:
Peat Smoke:
Caramel:
Almonds:
Almonds:
Pepper:
Hazelnut:
Hazelnut:
Pepper:
Apple:
Apple:
Chili:
Chili:
Raisin:
Raisin:
Coffee:
Tobacco:
Tobacco:
Coffee:
Pear:
Cake:
Dried Fruit:
Pear:
Cake:
Herbs:
Dried Fruit:
Cherry:
Date:
Bonfire Smoke:
Nutmeg:
Grapefruit:
Berries:
Mint:
Herbs:
Grape:
Lemon:
Clove:
Fig:
Banana:
Banana:
Heather:
Clove:
Fig:
Grapefruit:
Lemon:
Cherry:
Bonfire Smoke:
Nutmeg:
Floral:
Date:
Grape:
Green Apple:
Heather:
Walnut:
Berries:
Green Apple:
Walnut:
Floral:
Mint:

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02. Jan 2016
voskarp
23. Jan 2016
Nosing: Honey Vanilla Orange Almonds

Taste: Sherry Grapefruit Vanilla Caramel

Finish: Warming but not spicy, a little bitter

Comment: Very nice for a 12 y o, good wood.
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