sherry
spicy
oak
honey
floral
apricot
slightly sweet
grassy
bitter
Spiral Balblair 2003
Balblair
2003
Tasting Notes
Appearance / Color
Pale gold.

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Signature Balblair notes of floral honey and apricot.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Full-bodied but light and young, with mixed citrus and a subtle, grassy sweetness.

Finish
Medium length, spicy and sweet.
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Vintage Single Malt.

The Highlands are irreplaceable — yielding some of the finest single malt Whisky in the world. But there is something magic about Ross-shire. Along the southern coast of the Dornoch Firth at the base of ancient, Celtic limestone hills, a cluster of natural springs there feed a blessed few distilleries with what may be the best water in the world for Whisky.

John Ross founded Balblair in 1790. To this day they have only 1 wash and 1 spirit still. And 100% of production goes into their single malt vintage series — each one unique, rare, and special.

All Balblair Single Malts are issued by vintage, and this is no exception. Even though Balblair 2003 was aged 10 years exclusively in ex-Bourbon casks, that influence definitely takes a back seat. Instead, you definitely taste the malt dancing on the palate.

Think of it less as a “sit by a roaring Winter fire” dram and more of a “sit on the porch to watch the fireflies” kind of sipper.
  • Category
  • Style
    Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Region
  • Country
    United Kingdom, Scotland
  • Alcohol
    46%
  • Distillery
  • Age
    10 Year Old

Balblair 2003

(0.75l, 46%)


7.6/10
Ratings & Reviews
Member Reviews and Ratings of Balblair 2003
Ronald
Ronald,
Tast like honey
 
colleen
colleen,
Really solid flavor with a clean smooth finish. Could do with a bit more full flavor but it’s easy to drink and always pleasant. One of my favorites
 
Leland
Leland,
Great notes of honey and wood. Some smoke. Little or no peat.
 
Ty
Ty,
One of my ultra favorites of any that I have had the pleasure of tasting! I always will have 2 bottles for back up
 
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