Balvenie 14 Cuban Selection

Balvenie 14 Cuban Selection

Price: Discontinued

Distilled/Owned by: Balvenie / William Grant & Sons

Region: Speyside

43% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: 14 years

Cask Type: Ex bourbon, Finished in Cuban Rum Casks

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Yes

 


 

Color: “Traditional whisky oak”

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Coconut, vanilla, pineapple, oak, rum, barley, yeasty, and heather

Mouthfeel: Light

Palate/Taste: Honey, heather, coconut, vanilla, and oak

Finish: medium warmth, honey, vanilla, caramel, coffee, and rum cake.

Thoughts: The rum casks have a definite effect on the malt, but the palate is a bit lacking, I actually enjoyed the Caribbean Cask slightly more.

Score: 80 out of 100

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