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Balvenie 21-year-old

Overall rating
86.36/100
votes
345
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
PortWood
Bottled
2008
Stated Age
21 years old
Casktype
Port Wood Finish
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L34Y4640010811:50:38
Barcode
5010327604008
Added on
17 Feb 2009 1:33 pm
UncoloredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 246.33

48 × in wishlist

345 × member ratings

785 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Balvenie 21-year-old

42 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.36 points

  1. Alex Fridays scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Colour: amber. Nose: honey, dried fruits, old leather, oak, spices, marzipan, sweet fruits, raisin, butterscotch. Mouth: baking spices, raisin, oak, nuts, leather, butterscotch, honey. Finish: long, spices, dryness, vanilla, honey, raisin, nuts. It’s a sweet, superb and very tasty whisky. Port finish add some interesting notes to classic The Balvenie taste.

  2. Andytka3 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Nose:-
    Bold and stand tall, deep and thick waves of aroma. Charred grilled
    tropical fruits carried along wood smokes. Creamy bisquity. Grapey. Palate:- Promising nose deliver to the palate, velvet and elegant,
    sublime balance . Abundant of dried fruits, white juicy grapes fragrant
    and fine tannin.

    Finish:- Medium length, smooth with fine wood, mellow and exit gracefully.

    — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. drkrylov scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Perfumy, fruity. Passion fruit. Raisiny. Nutty dryness, marzipan.
    • Taste
      Very complex. Toffee, creamy, winey, aniseed.
    • Finish
      Long, bitter black chocolate.

  4. WhiskyFan2112 scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      77 77

  5. Stanzeflasche scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Red fruits, light blackcurrant, blueberry and pear, this nose is bewitching. Madeiran flavored with vanilla, prune, cinnamon and benzoin. Longish finish with plum red but juicy.
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

  6. mema82 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

  7. Tano77 scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  8. AH Whiskyvitrine scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  9. pianoman scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Frankincense, candle wax, dusty wood. Ripe plums and raspberries. Some mint.
    • Taste
      Oranges. Cloves and cinnamon. Dark chocolate.

  10. Butz75 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      80 80

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