- Distillery Region
- Date Bottled
- Cask Type
- Bourbon Hogshead / Sauternes Barrique
- No. of Bottles
- Cask Number
- 12 Years Old
- Date Distilled
- 54.8% alc./vol.
- Vibrant copper.
- Blackcurrant, walnut and spiced bergamot tea.
- Caramelised pear, mango syrup and ginger.
- A medley of nuts and spice on a sweet, honeyed canvas.
With an extended finish of 22 months in a Sauternes barrique, some of Scotland’s lighter makes would have been overwhelmed. However, Balmenach’s traditional, robust spirit more than holds its own amongst the bittersweet oak influences.