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Balvenie 17-year-old

Overall rating
84.72/100
votes
34
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Double Wood
Bottled
27.10.2014
Stated Age
17 years old
Casktype
American Oak and Sherry Oak Casks
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L34Y 4899 2710
Added on
07 Dec 2015 1:17 pm by Norbs

Average value

€ 122.15

5 × in wishlist

34 × member ratings

95 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Balvenie 17-year-old

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.72 points

  1. Mapl scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

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

  2. TsiAI scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Eyes: Golden smell Nose: cereals, butter, milk biscuits, a bit of expired preserved fruit. After waking up for ten minutes, some vanilla and dried apricots appeared. The smell is relatively simple, but the balance is still good. Palate: sour, medium sweet, slightly bitter, dried prunes, dried apricots, dried fruit, apple pie, cinnamon, cream meal pack, Honey red bean end rhyme Finish: long, woody spice, creamy small square body Body: water, supple,

    Nose: 84/100
    Palate: 84.5/100
    Finish: 84/100
    Body: 84/100
    Overall: 84/100, the problems of the few Balvenies (not high-end line) I have drunk are all the same, the wine is weak, the flavor tends to be flat, and the sense of balance is good, but it is difficult to impress me, I am too lazy to complain

  3. RedBandit74 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Junior

    Multi-layered, light whisky with plenty of aromas
    • Nose
      84 84
      Sherry, rum raisin, honey, toffee
    • Taste
      84 84
      Oily, sweet, fruit, spice, oak, toffee
    • Finish
      82 82
      light spice, sweetness, medium length, honey

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