Balvenie 17 YO Double Wood Speyside Single Malt Whisky in Gift Tube (1 x 750 ml) Share . The 17 year old is bottled at 43% and has extra depth and maturity which will appeal to fans of Balvenie. But then it occurred to me that this is actually not true at all, it was only a few weeks ago when I … 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. Sampled again in 2017 during The Balvenie Craftsmen’s Dinner Tweet Tasting hosted by Alwynne Gwilt and The Whisky Wire. 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. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Doublewood in 2013, The Balvenie released a new 17 year old big brother. sales tax. 43% ABV. 70cl. Product ID: 000000000000277463_EA. ... and was a pioneer of cask "finishing" with the introduction of it's DoubleWood expression in 1993. 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. Another fantastic invention from the workbench of Balvenie Malt Master David Stewart – a 17-year-old version of the bestselling DoubleWood. Speyside single malt. Balvenie 17 Peated Cask - 90/100. Balvenie 12 Doublewood - 70/100. Size 700 ml 700 ml 700 ml Bottle code L34X 4488 1904 Balvenie 21 Portwood - 94/100. Save R 200 00. Now seen as a classic malt, this bottling was among the first to utilise what would become known as “finishing”. About the whisky. The Macallan 17 year fine oak, superb. Tasting Notes Sweet fruit and Oloroso sherry notes, layered with honey and vanilla. Balvenie 14 Carribean Cask - 88/100. 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. A classic Speyside character gives this whisky flavours of dried fruits, orange zest, honey and vanilla. Balvenie 17 Year Old Doublewood. Local Price: $300 for 750 mL in Ontario. And now this, the Balvenie 17 yr DoubleWood. Go to shop Gary's Wine & Marketplace. Holy shit that’s expensive.) Balvenie Doublewood 12 Year Old Review. The 17 Year Doublewood is quite literally the black sheep of the family. BALVENIE 17 YR DOUBLE WOOD 750ml. Great whisky. (Wait, really? Balvenie DoubleWood 17 Year Old Review A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to go to The Balvenie Fete in Edinburgh. 20cl / 40%. My tasting notes: Appearance: Old Sauternes (11/20), slow and rare medium tears and legs The Balvenie 17 Years Old Doublewood was initially released back in 2012 and forms part of the core range from The Balvenie. Balvenie; DoubleWood; Balvenie 17-year-old Overall rating 84.82 / 100 votes 661. Bottle (750ml) Curbside pickup and local delivery. 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. Some batches are very good indeed, others good, others "meh". 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. 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. £17.95 (£8.97 per 10cl) Balvenie Doublewood 12 & 17 Year Old, Caribbean 14 Year Old 3x5cl. 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. Balvenie 14 Golden Cask - 91/100. Write a review. Whisky in the 6 #167 features the Balvenie 16 year old Triple Cask and the Balvenie 17 year old Doublewood. 70cl / 40%. The Balvenie DoubleWood is a 12 year old single malt whisky which gains its distinctive character from being matured in two wood types. 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. Take a taste of the Balvenie 17 Doublewood if you can. A superbly crafted single malt that is the next level up from the equally impressive Balvenie 12 Year Double Wood. USA: (NJ) Wayne . 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. UCount rewards 17990. 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 17 Year Old Single Malt Whisky 750ml, SCOTLAND, SPEYSIDE $ 150.05 1799.00 ZAR Out of stock NewCondition. Balvenie 17 Yr Double Wood, Single Malt, Speyside, Scotland $ 155.12 $ 206.82 / 1000ml. This event allowed casual passers by to pop in, sample some The Balvenie whiskies and learn a bit more about whisky, and The Balvenie . 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 17 New Wood - 90/100. BALVENIE DoubleWood 17 Year Old. 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. This 17 Yr Doublewood was my second favorite only behind the 21 yr Portwood and … Balvenie 10 Year Old Bottled 1970s Over the period of maturation it is transferred from a traditional oak whisky cask to a first fill European oak sherry cask. BRAND. 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. £43.95 (£62.79 per litre) Balvenie 17 Year Old DoubleWood. Balvenie 30 year old - 90/100 15cl / 43%. Balvenie 12 Year Old Double Wood Small Bottle. Speyside, Scotland- A single malt with distinctive rich vanilla oak, honeyed sweetness and layers of spices. 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. The nose is … 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. Bottled at 43%. Balvenie 15 Single Cask - 94/100. Balvenie. 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. 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. Balvenie. Category Single Malt Distillery. Each stage lends different qualities to the resulting single malt whisky. First the spirit is aged an impressive 17 years in ex-bourbon casks, which adds sweet vanilla notes. Balvenie Doublewood spawned a whole new way of thinking when it came to maturing whisky and for that, the whole world thanks you. Double the price at least, though. ex. Balvenie 17 Year Old DoubleWood. (Bottle size 750ml) Nose: Elegant and complex oak, vanilla, honeyed sweetness and … Like that whisky this has been matured in both ex-Bourbon barrels as well Sherry casks. Balvenie 17 Doublewood”. Distillery: Balvenie … 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. 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’. Barrels: Aged at least 17 years. Balvenie 12 Doublewood has been very batch variable. 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. No Stock 40 days . Initially matured in ex-bourbon barrels before being finished in European oak Oloroso sherry casks. 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) The Balvenie DoubleWood gains its distinctive character from being matured in two different wood types. £23.95 (£15.97 per 10cl) Balvenie 12 Year Old DoubleWood. 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. Also, if your 12 Doublewood leaves a lot to be desired, give it a lot of air time. R 1,799 00. 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