This is the 2014 release of Balvenie’s 30 Year Old single malt Scotch whisky, matured in a mixture of traditional oak and Sherry casks selected by David Stewart, Balvenie’s Malt Master. Previous editions of the 30 year old have won plenty of awards, including the 2013 release, which won a Gold Outstanding at the IWCS and was crown Best Speyside Single Malt at the World Whiskies Awards 2013.
Nose: Aroma of mead, almonds, coffee and roasted pork.
Palate: Notes of raisins, honey, sherry and dark caramel.
Finish: Mellow and sweet, with hints of goat cheese, milk chocolate and Christmas cake.
Brand: The Balvenie
Type: Scotch single malt
Strength: 47.3% ABV
Level: Into the neck