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The Balvenie Golden Cask Tasting notes and reviews

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The Balvenie Golden Cask

Brand
The Balvenie
Expression
Golden Cask
Type
Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
Abv
47.50%
Produced at
Balvenie Distillery
Region
Speyside

Dave Broom

84
Nose
Sweet. Honeycomb and a lightly waxy character. Sweet apple,ripe pear and orange zest. Shows complexity and needs water where a delicious caramelised banana comes through, custard as well.
Palate
Silky and soft with butterscotch and honeyed notes. Good energy. Good balance. Some tropical fruit notes some citrus zest and a hint of malt and oak giving structure.
Finish
Honey and then tobacco.
Comment
Balanced, integrated and complex.

Martine Nouet

77
Nose
Delicate,perfumy.Cooked fruit. Pear and apple compote. A hint of chestnut purée. Develops on fudgy notes. A floral touch. Freesia. With water, almond and vanilla.
Palate
Round, velvety. Quite thick. Sweet apple juice and ginger ale. A touch of praline. Lovely feel.
Finish
Smooth, gently spicy.
Comment
A satisfying dram. Very smooth and well-balanced. Oak is melting with fruit. More character without water.
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