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The Balvenie 17 Years Old Rum Cask Tasting notes and reviews

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The Balvenie 17 Years Old Rum Cask

Brand
The Balvenie
Expression
17 Years Old Rum Cask
Type
Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
Age
17 years old
Abv
46.00%
Produced at
Balvenie Distillery
Region
Speyside
Website
www.thebalvenie.com

Dave Broom

76
Nose
Gentle and soft with light citric notes, some runny acacia honey,mango and a delicate spiciness.
Palate
As with the nose,soft fruits, white chocolate and fruit salad. Gentle but balanced.
Finish
Soft and clean.
Comment
Poised and balanced.

Rob Allanson

77
Nose
Sugar cane and spices create a wonderful soft nose. A little orange lift with exotic fruit.
Palate
Soft and delicate with hints of melon, mango and almost ripe pear.
Finish
Gentle,leaving a rum-like note.
Comment
An interesting finish for Balvenie.
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