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Balvenie 25-year-old

Overall rating
90.25/100
votes
6
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Barrel
Vintage
17.05.1978
Bottled
18.08.2003
Stated Age
25 years old
Casknumber
6365
Strength
46.9 % Vol.
Size
200 ml
Added on
04 Oct 2012 7:23 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 100.00

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6 × member ratings

5 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Balvenie 25-year-old

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.25 points

  1. dRambo scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    The finest material - there you can spend a whole evening with a dram.
    • Nose
      dusty oak, sweet honey, geranium leaves, anise, green tea, jasmine, wax, lychee, orange, sweet - noble - intensive - clean - flowers, oak and honey
    • Taste
      Sweet oak, anise, wax, flower nectar, birch sap - a drop on the tongue lies there like a balm of fruit, oak, wax and many finely woven spices -
    • Finish
      Eichennektar - ingenious - old magical - endless finish

  2. Xaver did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    A great whisky.
    • Nose
      Colour:
      Shiny gold

      Nose:
      Oh nice. A balanced, ripe fruit aroma comes straight from the glass. Cooked pear, mirabelle plums, ripe banana and cherry liqueur. With a little more time in the glass comes a cooling menthol note and cumin. He really smells like some kind of relaxing tea. In the background ne track plastic, wood and what juicy, fresh ... that reminds me of cucumber. Vanilla, caramel and yeast dough. The aromas are very ripe and set. And these fresh, cooling notes complete the thing very well.
    • Taste
      Surprising start. This relaxation tea comes first. Then there are cloves, herbs and a subtle menthol note. Lightly salted caramel and bright redcurrants. The second sip is clearly more nut and a delicate chocolate flavor. I have to think about conifers in the taste somehow. Ripe banana and herbs again. Followed by a very nice fruit sweetness.
    • Finish
      Only medium ... then the noma comes but very long. Honey, tea, something warm chocolate-vanilla pudding, before it ends tart and cool.

  3. Ra_Di scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      92 92

  4. BehindSpace scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      93 93

  5. dRambo scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

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