On the nose, I find a lovely array of raisins, pears, apples, and the faintest hint of cinnamon. The nose is really quite pleasing and draws you back in repeatedly.
On the palate, it seems to bring forth… read more
The final dram in our Balvenie tasting is a bit of a treat. This was third in a series of special release port finishes in 1989, 1991 and 1993 that were precursors to the Portwood that is now part of the… read more
I'm a certified Islay nut (this is written by Tony), and rarely venture to the world of Speyside, but The Balvenie single barrel is the whisky the made me first broaden my horizons.
The Single Barrel… read more
Like the Founder’s, the Signature is a marriage of bourbon and sherry matured whisky. It is made in small batches and each batch is allowed time to harmonise in a traditional marrying tun. The Balvenie… read more
the doublewood is the entry level Balvenie. It is a sherry finish (as opposed to the signature, which combines some sherried whisky). It is available in supermarkets and airports and retails around £32,… read more
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