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Balblair 1989 Vintage Tasting notes and reviews

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Balblair 1989 Vintage

Balblair 1989 Vintage
Brand
Balblair
Expression
1989 Vintage
Type
Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
Age
19 years old
Abv
43.00%
Vintage
1989
Produced at
Balblair Distillery
Region
Highland
Website
www.inverhouse.com
Availability
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Dave Broom

75
Nose
Clean and dry to start (muesli) then becomes increasingly fragrant (pear drops and pineapple, passion fruit, orchid, apricot skin). Touch of wax. Quite discreet.
Palate
Soft and slightly fuller than on the nose. Sweet and peachy in the middle good with a zingy lemon/lime character.
Finish
Soft, gentle.
Comment
Seems young, but very attractive.

Arthur Motley

77
Nose
Pear drops and a light freshness which at times was almost metallic. Damp leaves, chocolate milk and a bit of foamy banana.
Palate
Sweet, syrupy and chocolatey, with some pepper. Dried papaya.
Finish
Vanilla sweetness cut with tingly pepper.
Comment
Very American oak, and a pretty young thing. Enjoyable. A summer sipper.
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