Balvenie The Second Red Rose Aged 21 Years Single Malt Scotch Whisky (700ml)
Volume: 700ml ABV: 48.1% Age: 21 Years Old Country: Scotland
The Balvenie Distillery was first founded back in 1892 by William Grant a cattle herder from the upper reaches of the River Deveron. Having previously worked at the Mortlach Distillery where he was employed as a clerk and then a manager. This is where he learned the distilling trade and was quick to catch on to how successful you could become. David Stewart the Balvenie Malt Master is one of the industries most experienced whisky experts. David created the process wood finishing and changed the industry and the the flavour of whisky.
This is the 2021 release of the Balvenie Stories Series named The Second Red Rose. The stories releases embark on a historical celebration of whisky previously created at the distillery. For The Second Red Rose, Balvenie’s Malt Master David Stewart chose to finish the whisky in Australian Shiraz casks, imparting a whole host of ripe fruit notes, touches of blackberry and peach, a helping of rich oak, and of course, a rosy hue.
Our Tasting Notes
Nose: Ripe orchard fruits, sweet tropical fruits and subtle oak.
Taste: Autumn berries of gooseberry, blackberry and boysenberry, ripe orchard fruits of peach and apricot, beautifully balanced oak and soft spices of freshly cracked black peppercorns and soft oak spice
Finish: Long and memorable, softy berry sweetness, lingering oak and gentle spice.
|34 × 12 × 12 cm
Bourbon Cask, Wine Cask
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