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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer THE BALVENIE
Medium gold amber colour. Very attractive, fairly intense, caramel-tinged, gently smoky, plummy, orange citrus nose with some floral notes. Dry, medium to medium-full bodied, well structured, harmonious, slightly spicy, somewhat honeyed, plummy, vanila-caramel-tinged flavours with a lingering, dryish, buttered toast finish. Last appeared in Vintages (***/***+) on June 13, 2015 at $349.95 and was Recommended. CSPC 500090
Type Spirit - Scotch Whisky
Agent PMA Can
Country Scotland
Rating ***/***+(95 points)
Smooth, Complex, Long
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: Rich and succulent, this super-luxe old Speyside spirit starts out friendly, with burnt honey, dried fruit and cashew flavours, before delivering a backslap of spice and seductive nuance of damp earth. Score - 93 (Beppi Crosariol, The Globe and Mail, Nov. 25, 2011) Price $ 349.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - December 12, 2015
Cases bought 70 (3 bottles per case)

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