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Balvenie
Whisky: Balvenie 2003-2015 warehouse cask
Age: 12 years
Type: Single malt
   
Distilled: 2003
Bottled: 24-09-2015
Cask Type: 1st fill sherry butt
Cask #: 2393
Bottle #: 313
Strength: 62.7%
   
Distillery: Balvenie Distillery
Country: Scotland: Speyside
   
 
Date: 17-12-2016
Nose: Sourish, lavas, thick oloroso, a hint of oranges, Haagse Hopjes candy, some figs.
Flavour: Red fruit, slightly toasted wood, Oloroso sherry, nuts, dried oranges, a little buttery, chocolate, sae salty.
Body: Greasy, viscous, sucking dryness, thick nut oil.
Comments: Not that I'm biased towards sherries whiskies, but somehow this one's another winner in my book.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++-- ---- (8.5)