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
Calculated from 38 Tasting Notes
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Nosing
Sweet:
Sherry:
Vanilla:
Fruit:
Zitrus:
Orange:
Honey:
Oak:
Spices:
Nuts:
Cinnamon:
Caramel:
Lemon:
Peat Smoke:
Herbs:
Alcohol:
Malt:
Apple:
Pear:
Cherry:
Dried Fruit:
Walnut:
Berries:
Chocolate:
Heather:
Lime:
Mint:
Raisin:
Herb:
Almonds:
Blackberry:
Floral:
Grape:
Grass:
Hay:
Leather:
Melon:
Oil:
Peach:
Strawberry:
Tobacco:
Tasting
Sweet:
Sherry:
Nuts:
Spices:
Oak:
Fruit:
Vanilla:
Honey:
Zitrus:
Orange:
Oil:
Cinnamon:
Malt:
Chocolate:
Peat Smoke:
Caramel:
Herb:
Alcohol:
Dark Chocolate:
Herbs:
Heather:
Almonds:
Chili:
Pear:
Dried Fruit:
Grapefruit:
Raisin:
Berries:
Pepper:
Apple:
Cake:
Coffee:
Fig:
Lime:
Nutmeg:
Plum:
Tobacco:
Finish
Oak:
Sweet:
Spices:
Nuts:
Sherry:
Malt:
Fruit:
Peat Smoke:
Vanilla:
Herb:
Oil:
Alcohol:
Zitrus:
Orange:
Cinnamon:
Dark Chocolate:
Honey:
Chocolate:
Almonds:
Pepper:
Apple:
Chili:
Hazelnut:
Cake:
Coffee:
Pear:
Raisin:
Tobacco:
Berries:
Bonfire Smoke:
Caramel:
Cherry:
Dried Fruit:
Fig:
Grapefruit:
Green Apple:
Heather:
Lemon:
Nutmeg:
Walnut:
Herbs:

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Tasting Notes 38

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Nosing: FruitSherryVanillaCaramel

Taste: CaramelSweetHoneySherryNuts

Finish: SherryFruitSweet

Comment:
27. Jan 2018
Nosing: FruitFruitSweetSweet

Taste: FruitSweetSherry

Finish: SherrySherrySweet

Comment:
28. Jul 2015

Comment:
SherryVanillaOrangeHoney
28. Jul 2015
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09. May 2016
Montalcino
20. Aug 2020
mwrock
25. May 2016
29. Jun 2017
Nosing: FruitSherryOrangeVanillaCaramelMalt

Taste: SweetSherryTobaccoAlcoholNutsMalt

Finish: OilAlcoholSherryHoney

Comment: Easy drinker. flavorful and easy on the palate. Warming
John_G
05. Aug 2019
03. Feb 2018
Nosing:
SweetSherryFruit
Taste:
SweetSherry
Finish:
Spices
Comment: