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 501 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:
Malt:
Cinnamon:
Cinnamon:
Malt:
Peat Smoke:
Apple:
Apple:
Lemon:
Lemon:
Herbs:
Alcohol:
Alcohol:
Pear:
Pear:
Herbs:
Dried Fruit:
Dried Fruit:
Cherry:
Peach:
Almonds:
Peach:
Green Apple:
Almonds:
Green Apple:
Cherry:
Chocolate:
Raisin:
Peat Smoke:
Chocolate:
Raisin:
Mint:
Walnut:
Mint:
Floral:
Berries:
Berries:
Oil:
Oil:
Floral:
Walnut:
Pineapple:
Heather:
Barley:
Lime:
Blackberry:
Herb:
Tropical Fruit:
Banana:
Heather:
Pineapple:
Lime:
Tropical Fruit:
Banana:
Barley:
Herb:
Blackberry:
Clove:
Strawberry:
Hazelnut:
Grapefruit:
Cake:
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:
Pear:
Herbs:
Herbs:
Pear:
Alcohol:
Dark Chocolate:
Alcohol:
Dark Chocolate:
Peat Smoke:
Pepper:
Dried Fruit:
Dried Fruit:
Pepper:
Raisin:
Chili:
Almonds:
Almonds:
Berries:
Chili:
Raisin:
Berries:
Peach:
Peach:
Grapefruit:
Grapefruit:
Apple:
Apple:
Heather:
Heather:
Date:
Date:
Green Apple:
Floral:
Coffee:
Green Apple:
Walnut:
Floral:
Walnut:
Banana:
Banana:
Coffee:
Tropical Fruit:
Lime:
Lime:
Fig:
Lemon Peel:
Pineapple:
Tobacco:
Lemon:
Plum:
Cake:
Rye:
Cherry:
Nutmeg:
Pineapple:
Rye:
Plum:
Lemon Peel:
Cake:
Tropical Fruit:
Fig:
Cherry:
Tobacco:
Nutmeg:
Ginger:
Wheat:
Wheat:
Ginger:
Lemon:
Finish
Oak:
Oak:
Sweet:
Sweet:
Spices:
Nuts:
Spices:
Sherry:
Sherry:
Nuts:
Fruit:
Fruit:
Malt:
Malt:
Vanilla:
Vanilla:
Oil:
Oil:
Zitrus:
Zitrus:
Honey:
Honey:
Peat Smoke:
Herb:
Herb:
Orange:
Orange:
Chocolate:
Cinnamon:
Chocolate:
Cinnamon:
Alcohol:
Dark Chocolate:
Dark Chocolate:
Alcohol:
Caramel:
Caramel:
Peat Smoke:
Pepper:
Almonds:
Hazelnut:
Almonds:
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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安部克
08. Apr 2021
Nosing:
Früchte Honig Süße Eiche Vanille Orange
Taste:
Eiche Honig Orange Dunkle Schokolade Süße Vanille Sherry
Finish:
Long lingering with oak note. Gewürze
Comment:
This one has a little bit dry taste than expected for me. This drum has a typical character that changes its palate with original oak taste into the orange taste over time. I have to admit Balvenie 12 is very rich whisky compared with other 12 yo.
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