The Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Cask Speyside single malt whisky

alc./vol:
43%

Proof:
86°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
14 years

Closure: Natural cork stopper


Matured in ex-bourbon American oak casks for 14 years before being finished for a short period in American oak casks previously filled with Caribbean rum – not just any rum, Malt Master David Stewart, used his own blend of West Indian rums.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 10/11/2015

Appearance

Clear, deep golden amber.

Aroma

Fruitcake, tropical fruit salad, toasted coconut, walnut, nutmeg and cinnamon spice with creamy fudge and marshmallow.

Taste

Overbaked macaroons, fruitcake, vanilla and toffee popcorn with walnuts, marshmallow, nutmeg and cinnamon spiced dry oak.

Aftertaste

Toffee fudge, dry cinnamon and nutmeg spiced oak, walnut and faint smoke.

Overall

A rich, medium-bodied malt with fruit, toffee fudge and coconut balancing nutmeg and cinnamon spiced dry oak.

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