Balblair 1996 (1st Release) Bottled 2012

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alc./vol: 46%

Proof: 92°

Vintage: 1996

Aged: 16 years

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

Released in September 2012 as a travel retail exclusive in one-litre bottles, this first release of the 1996 vintage replaces the previous 1995 vintage and has been aged 16 years in American oak ex-bourbon casks and bottled with chill filtration or the addition of caramel colouring.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 29/09/2012

Appearance:

Clear, pale golden.

Aroma:

Sweet barley malt, new leather, fudge and coconut with almond croissant, light lemon and orange citrus zest.

Taste:

Slightly sweet, vanillered palate with delicate pear and apple fruit, faint macadamia nut.

Aftertaste:

Vanilla, dried tropical fruit, fudge and toasted coconut. Wonderfully delicate, subtle and integrated.

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