Balvenie 15 Single Barrel Bourbon Cask

Balvenie 15 Single barrel

Price: $120 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Balvenie / William Grant & Sons

Region: Speyside

47.8% ABV

Mashbill: 100% Malted Barley

Aged For: 15 Years

Cask Type: Ex-Bourbon

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: Unknown

 


 

Color: Golden

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Honey, heather, floral notes, citrus, and grassy. A touch of damp oak.

Mouthfeel: Medium

Palate/Taste: Slightly bitter, with vanilla, orange peel, white pepper, rose petals, and tea.

Finish: Medium length and warmth with a bit of brown sugar and banana bread, followed by oak and heather.

Thoughts: If you like the Balvenie profile, you are most likely going to enjoy this one, but for the money there are much better options out there.

Score: 78 out of 100

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