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Whisky: Balvenie 1974 Members Cask
Age: 41 years
Type: Single malt
Distilled: 1974
Bottled: 2015
Cask Type: 1st fill bourbon
Cask #: 17703
Strength: 53.7%
Distillery: Balvenie Distillery
Country: Scotland: Speyside
Date: 24-09-2015
Nose: A hint of gentle stale herbs, light flowers, light vanilla.
Flavour: Gentle dark herbs, stimulating spices, some vanilla, salty, dynamic, long lasting full finish.
Body: Beautiful sticky throughout your mouth, light oily, warm on the cheeks, full lasting finish.
Comments: It's got the strength, depth and elegance telling you it may be old, it isn't anywhere near ready for the retirement home.
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