Balvenie Caribbean Cask Single Malt Scotch Whisky 14 year old - Sendgifts.com
Balvenie Caribbean Cask Single Malt Scotch Whisky 14 Year Old
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Balvenie Caribbean Cask Single Malt Scotch Whisky 14 Year Old

$189.98

A terrific single malt from The Balvenie. This Speysider was initially aged in traditional oak casks before it was finished in casks which previously held Caribbean rum, imparting some extra sweetness and warmth to the whisky. In fact, to create it, Balvenie malt master David C. Stewart made his very own blend of West Indian rums, filled it into casks, and then eventually replaced the rum in said casks with Balvenie’s whisky! The fabulous result is a well-rounded whisky with notes of toffee, fruit and vanilla.

Nose:

The aroma is rich with notes of tropical fruits, namely passion fruit, and creamy toffee.

Palate:

Sweet vanilla forms a creamy palate with notes of apples and mangoes with a hint of orange in the background.

Finish:

The finish lingers with a vanilla focussed character.

Overall:

Mouth-coating and fruity with superb balance, this is an excellent new release from the chaps at Balvenie.

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Balvenie Caribbean Cask has been matured in traditional oak whisky casks for 14 years, and then ‘finished’ in casks that previously held Caribbean rum. To create the ideal finish, Malt Master David Stewart filled American oak casks with his own blend of select West Indian rums. When he judged the casks to be ready, the rum was replaced with the 14 year old spirit and the wood was put to work adding the final touches.
The result of Balvenie Caribbean Cask is an exceptional single malt whisky with the traditional smooth, honeyed character of The Balvenie, married with notes of toffee and a hint of fruit, with a warm, lingering finish. Rich, sweet and creamy toffee on the nose combines with fresh fruit notes. Rounded with vanilla and sweet oak notes, with a fruity character that develops with time. A finish that is soft and lingering.
Category Single Malt Scotch
Region United Kingdom, Scotland
Brand Balvenie
Alcohol/vol 43%

Additional information

Weight 750 lbs