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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer THE BALVENIE
Medium light golden yellow ambering colour. Intense, gently spicy, honeyed, ripe plum puree nose with some caramel notes. Dry, medium bodied, slightly pointed, ripe plum-caramel flavours with some lingering, fairly intense, slightly spicy finish. CSPC 280099
Type Spirit - Scotch Whisky
Agent PMA Can
Country Scotland
Rating ***(91 points)
Honeyed Caramel
LCBO Note Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: ... a new 17-year-old variant has just been launched, created by [David Stewart] the Malt Master himself & Honey, malt, vanilla, unripe bananas and green apples on the nose. Smooth and well-mannered. The palate majors in fresh fruits, vanilla, creamy spices and cloves. The finish is medium to long, with more honey and vanilla, plus aniseed and warming oak. Score: 4 Stars (out of 5) (Gavin D. Smith & Tom Cannavan, whisky-pages.com, Undated) Price $ 167.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - March 2, 2013
Cases bought 65 (6 bottles per case)

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