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

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Tasting Notes 34

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11. Jul 2016
Nosing: LimeSherryCaramel

Taste: LimeBerriesSweetHoney

Finish: OakSweetChocolate

Comment: Presently my favorite dram.
Ggowern
20. Mar 2015
Nosing:
Nice fruit and sherry
Taste:
Smooth
Finish:
Nice and warm
Comment: great scotch for a mid level price
Montalcino
20. Aug 2020
Sir.Finne
01. Oct 2015
Nosing:
SherryFruitOrangeVanillaHoney
Taste:
SpicesOrangeVanilla
Finish:
ChiliSpices
Comment:
Take with coffee
putsdry
22. Sep 2015
Nosing:
FruitSweet
Taste:
VanillaSweetHoney
Finish:
MaltVanillaSpices
Comment:
04. Jul 2018

Comment:
FruitDried FruitVanillaHoneyHoneyOrange
04. Dec 2018
Nosing: FruitAppleOrangeNutsSherryVanilla

Taste: FruitSherryOak

Finish:

03. Apr 2020
Nosing: SherryFruitOrangeSweetVanilla

Taste: SherrySweetSpicesOrangeNutsOak Creamy and smooth texture.

Finish: OakSpicesSweetSherry

Comment: Wonderfully sweet and refreshing. Nice and viscous. Good one for beginners.
JakeK
27. May 2016
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Comment:
JakeK
27. May 2016