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Balvenie 15-year-old

Overall rating
88.35/100
votes
25
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Barrel - Sherry Cask
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Sherry Cask
Casknumber
11276
Number of bottles
800
Strength
47.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L34A4473010711:14:42
Barcode
5010327524580
Added on
03 Sep 2016 3:03 pm by Mannoni
Non-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

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Whisky Reviews for Balvenie 15-year-old

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.35 points

  1. DenisL scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Balance sheet (22) A surprisingly good mole ... liked more than his bourbon brother. (89)
    • Nose
      The aroma is unexpectedly delicate, the skin ... chocolate ... old varnish ... liqueur ... spices ... sour fruit ... broken wood ... orange peel (23)
    • Taste
      Slightly sour, spicy, viscous ... leather and fruit ... pepper ... (22)
    • Finish
      Finish pepper ... tobacco and chocolate ... ripe plum ... walnut ... herbaceous bitterness (22)

  2. Magnus Hillman scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Spicy with cinnamon and cardemom, raisin and banana on the nose. Arrives with great body, full of flavors, hot cinnamon, chocolate, leather, red apples and banana with slight coconut. The finish is rather long with pepper, grapefruit, cocoa and some bitter coffee. This is just great! 

    Rating interval 86-90

  3. leocrazy scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      91 91

  4. VaryingViewpoint scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Very honeyed and floral in the nose. Much the same on the palate with a nutty after taste. Very good, but lacking the most important tasting note, sherry. No sherry bomb here. None in the nose or palate. Somewhat disappointing.
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

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