spicy notes
honey
vanilla
fruit
toasted oak
sherry
apple
sweet
leather
Spiral Balblair Vintage 1999 2nd Edition

Balblair

Vintage 1999 2nd Edition

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Colour
Copper.
 
Smell / Nose
Honey, green apples, rich, fruity, Christmas cake.
 
Taste / Palate / Flavour
Sweet and spicy. Notes of honey, vanilla, leather. 
 
Finish 
Warm, smooth, long-lasting.
 
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Vintage delight. 

Balblair is situated just to the north of Glenmorangie, near the village of Edderton in Ross-shire. It is one of the oldest Scottish distilleries, dating back to 1790, but there are records of distilleries on the site as far back as 1749. Balblair’s Whiskies are famous for releasing only vintage Highland single-malt Whiskies, once distillery manager John MacDonald decides they have reached optimum maturation.
 
This is Balblair’s second release of the much anticipated 1999 Vintage, which replaces the 1997 vintage in their portfolio. Aged for 15 years in 2nd fill Bourbon casks, and first-fill Sherry butts. While the 1st edition was available for Travel Retail only, this version is distributed more liberally. Grab on(e) and don’t let go.
  • Region
    Highland
  • Country
    Scotland
  • Alcohol
    46%
  • Distillery
    Balblair
  • Bottler
    Balblair
  • Age
    15 Year Old
  • Chill Filtered?
    No
  • Single Cask?
    No

Balblair

Vintage 1999 2nd Edition

(0.7l, 46%)


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