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Whisky: Balvenie 17 year old Rum Wood Finish
Age: 17 years
Type: Single malt
Cask Type: Rum Finish
Strength: 43%
Distillery: Balvenie Distillery
Country: Scotland: Speyside
Date: 23-10-2010
Nose: Acetone, sweet, slightly burned sugar.
Flavour: Sweet, round, acetone in the back of the throat, vanilla, a little sour sharpness, nut oil.
Body: Slightly dry, very little oily, calm, stimulating,
Comments: But for the acetone it would have been a very nice specimen. Alas it wasn't to be.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ +++- ---- ---- ---- (6.75)