Balblair 1975 (2nd Release) Bottled 2012

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alc./vol: 46%

Proof: 92°

Vintage: 1975

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

This second release of the 1975 Vintage of Balblair Highland single malt is a very different style from the original ‘75 which was aged in Spanish oak ex-sherry casks, while this second release was aged in American oak ex-sherry casks. Non-chill-filtered and bottled without caramel colouring.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 21/07/2012

Appearance:

Clear, mid golden yellow. (Clouds with water.)

Aroma:

Soft, mellifluous vanilla custard, chamois leather and crème anglaise with toast and cracked black pepper.

Taste:

Initially sweet, surprisingly spicy after such a meek vanilla nose but beyond the thin ranks of ninja cinnamon spice you’ll find vanilla, fudge and coconut with light zesty citrus.

Aftertaste:

Creamy vanilla (think ice-creamy) and light peppery spice.

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