The Balvenie Doublewood 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky 700mL

$130.00 each

Description

Balvenie DoubleWood 12 Year Old is a renowned single malt Scotch whisky that exemplifies the exceptional craftsmanship and commitment to quality of The Balvenie distillery. This expression is aged for a minimum of 12 years and undergoes a unique maturation process in two different types of oak casks, giving it a distinctive character. The DoubleWood name refers to the dual cask maturation method employed in the production of this whisky. Initially, the whisky is aged in traditional American oak ex-bourbon casks, which impart a smooth and vanilla sweetness to the spirit. After this initial maturation period, the whisky is transferred to European oak sherry casks, where it gains additional depth and complexity. In the glass, Balvenie DoubleWood 12 Year Old displays a warm amber color, enticing the eye with its rich hue. The aroma is inviting and complex, with notes of honey, toffee, baked apples, and hints of dried fruits. The influence of the two cask types is evident, offering a beautiful balance of sweetness, fruitiness, and spice. On the palate, this whisky reveals a rich and velvety texture. The flavors of dried fruits, caramel, cinnamon, and a subtle oakiness unfold, showcasing the complexity and layers of the whisky. The whisky has a medium body and a smooth, lingering finish, leaving a gentle warmth and a touch of spice. Balvenie DoubleWood 12 Year Old is highly regarded for its approachability and versatility. It can be enjoyed neat or on the rocks, allowing its flavors to develop and evolve with each sip. The whisky also pairs well with various foods, including chocolate, dried fruits, and hard cheeses. Embrace the depth and complexity of Balvenie DoubleWood 12 Year Old and experience the craftsmanship and artistry that have made it a beloved choice among whisky connoisseurs. Discover the balance of flavors achieved through its double cask maturation and savor the rich heritage of The Balvenie distillery.

Place of origin

Dufftown, Scotland

Tasting Notes

Pairs spectacularly with soft, mould ripened cheese, artisan chocolates and savoury dishes.

Product Details

Liquor Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Alcohol By Volume 43%
Standard Drinks 22
Closure Cork
Region Banffshire
Bottled in Scotland