Aged: 23 years
Product of: United Kingdom
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Released in March 2012, this is the third 1989 Vintage Balblair release. Matured in American oak ex-bourbon barrels it is non-chill-filtered and naturally coloured.
Review and Tasting
Sampled on 24/03/2012
Clear, pale golden with rose gold highlights.
Wonderfully aromatic and fruity with toasted malty green apple skin, baked pear and overripe banana with lemony citrus.
Full-bodied and expressive with fruity vanilla tempered by graceful grassy peatyness, charcoal and faint black olives. Garnished with black pepper corns, garam marsala and cinnamon spice.
Malty finish with lingering peatyness and lightly spiced toffee apple.