Balvenie 12 Doublewood has been very batch variable. Category Single Malt Distillery. To craft DoubleWood 17-Year-Old, David Stewart, who celebrates his 50th year at The Balvenie in 2012, returned to one of his most celebrated achievements _ consecutive maturation in two different types of cask, a process often referred to as •cask finishing.ê Elegant and complex with oak, vanilla, honeyed sweetness and a hint of green apple. £23.95 (£15.97 per 10cl) Balvenie 12 Year Old DoubleWood. Balvenie 15 Single Cask - 94/100. The Balvenie 17 year old, Double Wood While I was writing a review for this Balvenie 17 year old, I actually wanted to mention that it had been a long time since I had tasted a Balvenie. Still initially matured in 'whisky oak' casks before being switched to sherry wood to finish, the extra years give it extra depth without being overpowering. 70cl / 40%. The 17 Year Doublewood is quite literally the black sheep of the family. Tasting Notes Sweet fruit and Oloroso sherry notes, layered with honey and vanilla. But then it occurred to me that this is actually not true at all, it was only a few weeks ago when I … Balvenie 17 Year Old DoubleWood. UCount rewards 17990. 15cl / 43%. (Bottle size 750ml) Nose: Elegant and complex oak, vanilla, honeyed sweetness and … Balvenie 17 Yr Double Wood, Single Malt, Speyside, Scotland $ 155.12 $ 206.82 / 1000ml. Balvenie Doublewood 17 Year Old Single Malt Whisky 750ml, SCOTLAND, SPEYSIDE $ 150.05 The 17 year old Balvenie DoubleWood is a recent addition and an upgrade to the hugely popular 12 year old by the same name – one of the most iconic Speyside whiskies. Balvenie Doublewood 12 Year Old Review. ... and was a pioneer of cask "finishing" with the introduction of it's DoubleWood expression in 1993. Balvenie 17 New Wood - 90/100. Speyside, Scotland- A single malt with distinctive rich vanilla oak, honeyed sweetness and layers of spices. Balvenie 12 Year Old Double Wood Small Bottle. ex. Released in 2012, The Balvenie 17yo DoubleWood is matured for 17 years in American oak barrels before being finished in European oak, ex-sherry casks for 6 to 12 months. Balvenie Doublewood spawned a whole new way of thinking when it came to maturing whisky and for that, the whole world thanks you. And now this, the Balvenie 17 yr DoubleWood. The Balvenie takes its water from the nearby Robbie Dubh, which is not some Scottish fella with a truck, but a spring that is shared with Glenfiddich distillery. Also, if your 12 Doublewood leaves a lot to be desired, give it a lot of air time. The DoubleWood 17 year old has honeyed, spicy characteristics - with deeper vanilla notes, hints of green apple, creamy toffee and a striking richness and complexity. Now seen as a classic malt, this bottling was among the first to utilise what would become known as “finishing”. On the nose, it is elegant with a taste that is sweet with dried fruits, sherbet spice, toasted almonds and cinnamon, layered with a richness of creamy toffee notes. 70cl. Balvenie. Barrels: Aged at least 17 years. Balvenie 14 Carribean Cask - 88/100. Write a review. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Doublewood in 2013, The Balvenie released a new 17 year old big brother. Balvenie is also one of the few remaining distilleries still using on site maltings, although today this only meets a small percentage of its requirements. BRAND. The DoubleWood 17 year old is an elder sibling to DoubleWood 12 year old and shares its honeyed, spicy characteristics, but it is distinctly different, with deeper vanilla notes, hints of green apple, creamy toffee and a striking richness and complexity. Balvenie 17 YO Double Wood Speyside Single Malt Whisky in Gift Tube (1 x 750 ml) Share . sales tax. The Balvenie 17 year old Doublewood is matured first in American oak barrels, which impart soft sweet vanilla notes, before being transferred to European oak sherry casks, where the second cask ageing adds rich spicy flavours and a depth and fullness of flavour. 1799.00 ZAR Out of stock NewCondition. Color: Having spent the majority of the time maturing in traditional oak casks then the last couple months to a year in European Sherry casks, the color is A golden matte bronze with just the edge showing copper. The Balvenie single malt was bottled as early as the 1920’s but the current range as we know it was born in 1993 when the 12 year old “Double Wood” was released for the first time. Balvenie 17 Peated Cask - 90/100. The Balvenie 17 Years Old Doublewood was initially released back in 2012 and forms part of the core range from The Balvenie. Balvenie 17 Doublewood”. Bottler Distillery Bottling Bottling serie DoubleWood Bottled 19.04.2013 Stated Age 17 years old Casktype American Oak and Sherry Oak Casks Strength 43.0 % Vol. Sampled again in 2017 during The Balvenie Craftsmen’s Dinner Tweet Tasting hosted by Alwynne Gwilt and The Whisky Wire. About the whisky. Balvenie 30 year old - 90/100 Bottle (750ml) Curbside pickup and local delivery. BALVENIE 17 YR DOUBLE WOOD 750ml. The DoubleWood 17 year old has honeyed, spicy characteristics - with deeper vanilla notes, hints of green apple, creamy toffee and a striking richness and complexity. The Balvenie DoubleWood gains its distinctive character from being matured in two different wood types. 43% ABV. Like that whisky this has been matured in both ex-Bourbon barrels as well Sherry casks. Balvenie 17 Doublewood A close relative of Balvenie 12 years Doublewood, this 17 year old spends the first part of aging in ex-bourbon casks before spending some time in ex-sherry barrels, thus giving complexity and a wide range of notes. BALVENIE DoubleWood 17 Year Old. Another fantastic invention from the workbench of Balvenie Malt Master David Stewart – a 17-year-old version of the bestselling DoubleWood. Holy shit that’s expensive.) The DoubleWood 17 Year Old is an elder sibling to DoubleWood 12 Year Old and shares its honeyed, spicy characteristics, but it is distinctly different, with deeper vanilla notes, hints of green apple, creamy toffee and a striking richness and complexity. Great whisky. Local Price: $300 for 750 mL in Ontario. To craft The Balvenie DoubleWood 17 year old single malt whisky Malt Master David C. Stewart MBE returned to one of his most celebrated achievements – consecutive maturation in two different types of cask, a process often referred to as ‘cask finishing’. Take a taste of the Balvenie 17 Doublewood if you can. Balvenie 12 Year Old DoubleWood; Balvenie 12 Year Old Signature; Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Cask; Balvenie 14 Year Old Golden Cask Rum Finish; Balvenie 15 Year Old Single Barrel; Balvenie 17 Year Old DoubleWood; Balvenie 21 Year Old Port Wood Finish; Balvenie 30 Year Old ; Other bottlings. The nose is … No Stock 40 days . Balvenie. Balvenie 10 Year Old Bottled 1970s Bottled at 43%. First the spirit is aged an impressive 17 years in ex-bourbon casks, which adds sweet vanilla notes. The Balvenie 17 year old Doublewood is matured first in American oak barrels, which impart soft sweet vanilla notes, before being transferred to European oak sherry casks, where the second cask ageing adds rich spicy flavours and a depth and fullness of flavour. The Balvenie DoubleWood is a 12 year old single malt whisky which gains its distinctive character from being matured in two wood types. £43.95 (£62.79 per litre) Balvenie 17 Year Old DoubleWood. Save R 200 00. Balvenie 17 Yr Double Wood, Single Malt, Speyside, Scotland: USD 135.99 / Bottle (750ml) Chips Liquor: San Diego, CA USA: The Balvenie Doublewood 17 Year Scotch Whisky: USD 135.99 / Bottle (750ml) Morrell & Company: New York, NY USA: Balvenie - Single Malt Scotch 17 year DoubleWood Speyside (750ml) Just like its younger sister (the bestselling DoubleWood 12 year old) the DoubleWood 17 year old is aged in 2 distinct woods, but the extra 5 years maturation creates added depth resulting in an expertly proportioned single malt. £17.95 (£8.97 per 10cl) Balvenie Doublewood 12 & 17 Year Old, Caribbean 14 Year Old 3x5cl. (Wait, really? USA: (NJ) Wayne . Size 700 ml 700 ml 700 ml Bottle code L34X 4488 1904 This 17 Yr Doublewood was my second favorite only behind the 21 yr Portwood and … I am a Balvenie fan and own the 12yr DoubleWood, 14Yr Caribbean and have sampled the 21 Yr Portwood and the 15 Single and 15 Sherry wood straight out of the barrel thanks to Anthony Bourdain. Double the price at least, though. Write a review. Balvenie 21 Portwood - 94/100. A classic Speyside character gives this whisky flavours of dried fruits, orange zest, honey and vanilla. Initially matured in ex-bourbon barrels before being finished in European oak Oloroso sherry casks. Colour added, chill-filtered. Go to shop Gary's Wine & Marketplace. Balvenie; DoubleWood; Balvenie 17-year-old Overall rating 84.82 / 100 votes 661. R 1,799 00. Speyside single malt. Balvenie 12 Doublewood - 70/100. Over the period of maturation it is transferred from a traditional oak whisky cask to a first fill European oak sherry cask. Each stage lends different qualities to the resulting single malt whisky. The Macallan 17 year fine oak, superb. Balvenie experienced great success with their 17 year line that has been released over the past few years and now they have complimented it by taking their usual Doublewood whisky and brought it to a mature level of 17 years. 20cl / 40%. Balvenie DoubleWood 17 Year Old Review A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to go to The Balvenie Fete in Edinburgh. My tasting notes: Appearance: Old Sauternes (11/20), slow and rare medium tears and legs Whisky in the 6 #167 features the Balvenie 16 year old Triple Cask and the Balvenie 17 year old Doublewood. Despite this Balvenie aren’t a niche distributor, they are available in most supermarkets and off licenses around and the 12 Year Old Doublewood is probably the most popular of their offerings. The 17 year old is bottled at 43% and has extra depth and maturity which will appeal to fans of Balvenie. 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