Balblair 12 Years Old 70cl 46°

Distillery : Balblair / Country : Scotland / Reference: : 23748

This 12-year-old Single Malt embodies the spirit of the Highlands. Aged in ex-American oak barrels containing Bourbon and toasted twice, the result is a subtle balance of fruits, spices and sweetness.

This scottish whisky will delight lovers of fruity malts, spicy and round in the mouth.

Balblair, one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland, is famous for its very generous and fruity vintages.

67,00 € tax incl.

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Volume0.7 L
ABV46 °
TypeSingle malt
Age12 years
PeatNon Peated

Located nearby Edderton village in Scotland, Balbair is only 10 km apart from Glenmorangie. But compared to its neighbourg, the distillery made a radical choice and developed its communication, Balbair Single Malt became a privilege for connoisseurs.

Balbair is part of the few distilleries that only produce rare vintages. The Balbair whisky is rich, genrous, round with fruity aromas. Bottled at 43% minimum (and 46% for older versions), ithis whisky is ideal for beginners: no peated notes, no iodine and very occasionaly woody.

The distillery has an elegant victorian architecture, form the 18 th century, entirely rebuilt in 1872, its name means "battle filed" in gaelic, refering to the noumerous viking invations in the region. Balbair has three pot stills, but only used two. In the shape of an onions, they are large and stocky.

Colour: gold.

Nose: fresh blend with aromas of lemon zest, vanilla and crunchy green apples.

Palate: rich and gourmet with hints of spice and orange, all wrapped in an intense honey sweetness.

Finish: long and creamy, with vanilla notes.

93 points, Silver Medal in the Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Unpeated category, International Wine & Spirit Competition 2023.