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Balvenie Founder's Reserve

Overall rating
83.90/100
votes
44
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2000
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
1000 ml
Barcode
5010327518114
Added on
23 Mar 2009 7:59 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 300.03

6 × in wishlist

44 × member ratings

195 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Balvenie Founder's Reserve

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.90 points

  1. Whiskydufftown scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  2. Rien scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

  3. Luigisim scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    I was about to write a note but there is no need. I subscribe the one from Dris.

  4. Dris did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Not too refined drink: it's got some unripe fruitiness, and some nutty grainy sweetness, although the balance isn't right. Almost harsh.

    2015.04.18.

  5. Whisky1978 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Floral, fruity and some orange
    • Taste
      fruitig, fleurig, sinaasappel, licht nodig, some sherry,
    • Finish
      fleurig, fruitig, sinaasappel, sherry

  6. mmaclean scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    I have enjoyed all of wht alvenie has done, including ths rare find.
    • Nose
      Rich and complex with honey and orange notes, with a hint of peat.
    • Taste
      sweet, smooth with light spice notes and a hint of sherry fruitiness.
    • Finish
      long with a pleasant lingering richness that you canexpect from Balvenie.

  7. mmaclean scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    I dont have many 10 year old scotches and this one is actually really nice. It has nice tones of smoke and vanilla. A nice one to share with friends and use as a intro to some of the finer selections.

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