Balvenie 12 DoubleWood

Balvenie 12 Doublewood

Price: $50 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Balvenie / William Grant & Sons

Region: Speyside

43% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: 12 years

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon and finished in sherry casks

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Yes

 


 

Color: Amber

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

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