Product added to your shopping cart! There was no contest, but this one was still surprisingly satisfying for being a year-old whisky. The package is discrete without any identifying marks. We just went through a massive disaster of a flood, but I'm almost praying for rain next year if it means my neighbour will bring that bottle back for another go! If you have not tried it yet, don't miss out.
Balvenie 10 Year Old Founder s Reserve
This bottling was finished in virgin oak. It seems unlikely that we shall be given an explanation by the company for the reasons why this very fine malt was discontinued. Despite also having the same distiller, Balvenie is hugely different in character.
Balvenie 10 year old Founders Reserve Whisky
Balvenie are one of the top Speyside distilleries, with a reputation for using some excellent casks to mature their whisky. There's just a tiny bit of smoke and pepper, and I still pick up the herbal and vegetable flavors. Last week I was stranded at home during the most epic flood in history. Bottlings from before this time are rare and madly expensive. Please enter your details to make it easier for us to help you further.
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- The long, soft and sweet finish, warms the heart.
- Balvenie lies in the Convals in Dufftown.
- The floor maltings at Balvenie also supply neighbouring Glenfiddich.
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- Oodles of honey start us on our journey that takes in ripe apples, light vanilla and some gentle florals.
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Balvenie 10 Year Old Founders Reserve Litre - Celtic Whiskey Auction
- Cloves reveal themselves once more and are supported by a grind of white pepper and dustiness.
- We always prepare your order carefully in order to deliver your parcel under the best conditions.
- These early bottlings are sometimes inconsistent but can be really great when they want to be.
Especially considering their apparent reluctance as a company to move away from chill filtration. Bring it back Much missed. Thank you for adding your link. It had been so long since he had poured it, that cork crumbled in the bottle. The oak adds some spices, frauen chinesische but does not dominate.
In the s, Balvenie distilled a batch of heavily peated malt, unlike other Speyside distilleries at the time. Over the last few years, Balvenie has become the ninth bestselling single malt and demand is growing. One of the stupidest things of The Balvenie was to stop the production of this wonderful piece of craftmanship. Balvenie was bottled as a single malt officially in the early seventies, in a similar packaging to its sister Glenfiddich.
Add to cabinet Add to wish list. It starts a bit weak on the palate, but that is the silence before the storm. Finally, oldenburg it is aged in casks built in the neighbouring coopery. It really is too bad Balvenie stopped making this.
Balvenie DoubleWood is, to not much surprise, aged in two kinds of oak casks! Towards the end of the s the effects of increased production levels and, crucially, the reduced use of Balvenies own floor maltings started to play a role in modernizing the style of the distillate. The nose evolves nicely into apricots and pineapple. This bottle is no longer available Unavailable.
Opened a bottle of this the other evening at my grandfathers which had been in a cupboard for a couple of years. The current range of bottlings is wide and ever changing with several new limited expressions each year and often bottlings for duty free and international markets as well. My father-in-law had a liter of this hidden in a cabinet for seven years and just brought it out. Modern day Balvenie is a naturally sweet, elegant and complex spirit with a slight bite of smoke and spice behind it.
Some liquorice, rosewater and mild spices in the mix, which results in a very pleasant, fruity nose. Oh, lest I forget, the Grants have a third distillery, Kininvie, but no single malt has yet been released. Some time ago this was my first malt whisky, and I must say that I fell in love with it. Next, the yeast, the shape of the stills and the watchful eye of the stillman all help contribute to the aromas of this magnificent Speyside whisky. For many the best Balvenie for day to day dramming, the one that manages to walk the tightrope of age and youth, is the Single Barrel series.
Let us know if you have one. Stories always start at the beginning unless they're one of those purposely confusing stories like Memento or those Funnybones books - it's never explained why they're skeletons! Contact Us Support Press Business. After a long complicated process of filtering the whisky of the cork, single wohnungen viersen we finally got around to tasting it. This bottle was part of a private collection - if you'd like more detailed photos just get in touch!
This received a Gold at the International Spirits Challenge. Home Products Distiller Balvenie Distillery. More realistic are the official vintage releases that have been bottled in the past couple of decades, they are expensive but almost always stunning.
It is a combination of bourbon and sherry cask matured whisky. My father-in-law sent a dram home with me in a jar, and I did a blind taste test against the year DoubleWood. During this time the stills were largely converted to internal heating and the worm tubs were replaced. Nicely round and balanced. Wolfburn is the most northerly whisky distillery on the scottish mainland.
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Many of these bottlings are increasingly overpriced and dont seem to provide such good value for money. No spam and entirely confidential. Your review inspired me to do some calling around. Balvenie was produced in a traditionally old style, post war fashion up until the mid sixties when a period of refurbishment and modernization took place. You should know that we will store your details securely just in case we need to get in touch with you about your post in the future.
Please click here for more details. Balvenie just seems to need some extra years in order for it to really shine, when it has the right time to spread itself out it can be an absolutely stunningly rich and complex whisky. Hopefully in years to come they might focus more on these kinds of releases and less on the more flimsy limited editions.
Only a handful of Scottish distilleries can claim to have been owned by the same family since their inception. And a kind of vegetable smell, like freshly cut green peppers. La Maison du Whisky distributes over items including exclusives, limited editions, single casks, cask strength and collector items. There is also a natural problem inherent in the Balvenie distillate and that is that to be at its best it really needs age and there is just no substitute for this.
Not aware of what it was worth at the time. It is one of the few Scotch distilleries to boast in-house floor maltings, utlilising locally hand-cut peat. On fruit, liquorice and brown sugar. Has been my favourite Mmalt.
Here we have the flagship single malt from Balvenie's series of Port Wood whiskies. Behind this, golden malts, lots of honey and some bakery in the form of flans and tarts. Getting ever more difficult and expensive to get hold of.
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So we have recently done a Balvenie tasting pack of five different expressions. Rozema One of the stupidest things of The Balvenie was to stop the production of this wonderful piece of craftmanship. What remains certain is that Balvenie is a truly classy and reliable dram, one that is always well worth revisiting.