THE BALVENIE Double Wood 17 Year old

70cl, 43%

RM 1,000 RM 859

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TASTING NOTES:

  • Colour: Runny honey.
  • Nose: Elegant and complex oak, vanilla, honeyed sweetness and a hint of green apple.
  • Taste: Sweet with dried fruits, sherbet spice, toasted almonds and cinnamon, layered with a richness of creamy toffee notes and traces of oak and deep vanilla.
  • Finish: Vanilla oak, honey and spicy sweetness.
Description

The Balvenie Double Wood 17 Year Old

First of all, Malt Master David Stewart, is the one who craft the Balvenie Double Wood 17 Year Old. Furthermore, he celebrated his 50th year at The Balvenie in 2012. Then, he returned to one of his most celebrated achievements – consecutive maturation in two different types of cask, a process often referred to as cask finishing.

This technique is at the heart of The Balvenie DoubleWood. It sees the whisky matured first in American oak barrels. It imparts soft sweet vanilla notes, before being transferred to European oak sherry casks, where the second cask ageing adds rich spicy flavours and a depth and fullness of flavour.

The DoubleWood 17 Year Old is an elder sibling to DoubleWood 12 Year Old and shares its honeyed, spicy characteristics, but it is distinctly different, with deeper vanilla notes, hints of green apple, creamy toffee and a striking richness and complexity.

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