Ballantine’s 17

Ballantine's 17

Price: $100 for for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Blend / Pernod Ricard

Region: Scotland

43% ABV

Aged For: 17 years

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Yes

 


 

Color: Light Copper

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Vanilla, toffee, apple, almond, honey, spices, and melon

Mouthfeel: Surprisingly full for the proof

Palate/Taste: Vanilla bomb, bits of oak, floral notes, citrus, milk chocolate, and light pepper.

Finish: Slightly less than medium in length, and light warmth. Vanilla and caramel with a bit of peach.

Thoughts: One of the best blends I have tried, I was actually surprised how much I enjoyed this one!

Score: 82 out of 100

 

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