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Balvenie
Whisky: Balvenie 17 year old New Wood
Age: 17 years
Type: Single malt
   
Bottled: 2006
Cask Type: Virgin oak
Cask #: 79 casks
Strength: 40%
   
Distillery: Balvenie Distillery
Country: Scotland: Speyside
   
 
Date: 26-02-2017
Nose: Honey, spicy, some wood.
Flavour: Honey, new wood, citrus, vanilla, a hint of moor.
Body: Slightly creamy, beautifully viscous, smooth rough dryness.
Comments: It's the wood that gives it the right amount of character.
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