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Balvenie
Whisky: Balvenie 1997 Compendium - Chapter Two
Serie: The D.C.S. Compendium Chapters
Age: 19 years
Type: Single malt
   
Distilled: 06-08-1997
Bottled: 28-09-2016
Cask Type: European oak port puncheon
Cask #: 7951
Bottles: 265
Strength: 61.8%
   
Distillery: Balvenie Distillery
Country: Scotland: Speyside
   
 
Date: 18-02-2018
Nose: Sourish, full spices, sweet, chocolate, blue grapes, tobacco, a hint of sulphur
Flavour: Sweet, chocolate, chilli, toffee, dried fruit, dried herbs, small bitterness.
Body: Oily, beautifully viscous, a little rough dryness, warm of the cheeks.
Comments: It's been a while but here's the next Balvenie to almost make me speechless.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ +++- ---- (8.75)