A seventeen year old Single Malt aged in two different casks.
The Balvenie Distillery was built by William Grant & Sons in 1892, giving it a long history in the art of distilling. It is found near the town of Dufftown in the Speyside region of Scotland and is still owned by William Grant & Sons today, meaning that history remains intact. The malt produced here has a fantastic Speyside character that captures both the region and the heart of the distillery itself.
Matured in two different casks, American Oak and then European oak Sherry casks, this is a rich and complex Whisky. With a good age statement, the oak of the barrels gives a deep sweet and spicy flavor alongside a fruitiness imparted from the Sherry casks. There is also something of a honeyed and floral taste to this expression, a characteristic it shares with its 12 Year Old counterpart.