Balblair 1990 2nd Release

Balblair 90

Price: $150 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Balblair / Inver House

Region: Highland

46% ABV

Mashbill: 100% Malted Barley

Aged For: 24 Years

Cask Type: Bourbon & Sherry Cask

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Mahogany

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Dried citrus, walnut, thick sherry, brown sugar, vanilla, wet oak, and cherries

Mouthfeel: Thick

Palate/Taste: Brighter, with honey, malt, almond paste, light sherry, fruit cake, and molasses.

Finish: Medium, with floral notes and sherry sweetness. Dries out towards the end with a hint of chocolate and oak.

Thoughts: This was a very complex dram, and I did my best to capture it, The nose was my favorite part.

Score: 83 out of 100