Price: $50 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Balvenie / William Grant & Sons
Mashbill: 100% malted barley
Aged For: 12 years
Cask Type: Ex-bourbon and finished in sherry casks
Chill Filtered: Yes
Color Added: Yes
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Stewed fruits, apple, caramel, vanilla, and wood.
Mouthfeel: Light and intermediate
Palate/Taste: Apple, dry sherry, ginger, cinnamon, baking spice, pie, vanilla, and caramel.
Finish: Slight warmth, lingering caramel and coffee notes.
Thoughts: It’s an easy drinking speysider, that doesn’t do anything wrong, but doesn’t reach great heights either.
Score: 78 out of 100