The Balvenie 12 Year Old DOUBLEWOOD 40% Vol. 0,7l in Giftbox with 2 glasses
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SKU : 37486
Vendor : The Balvenie
Product Type : Whisky
Volume, ml: 700
Alcohol, ABV: 40.0
Aging time, years: 12
Base spirit: Barley
Country: Great Britain
Region: Scotland, Speyside
DOUBLEWOOD 12 set with 2 glasses
AGED 12 YEARS
DoubleWood 12 was launched in 1993, using a process designed by our Malt Master David Stewart in 1982, now commonly known as 'wood finishing'.
To make The Balvenie DoubleWood, David Stewart MBE takes whisky that has spent at least 12 years in traditional whisky casks, American Oak ex-bourbon barrels and hogsheads, and moves it to Spanish oak ex-Oloroso sherry casks for an additional nine months.
The whisky is then transferred to large oak vessels called “tuns” for 3-4 months to allow the whiskies from individual casks to “marry”.
The Balvenie DoubleWood single malt whisky gains its distinctive character from being matured in two different wood types. Each stage lends different qualities to the resulting single malt whisky.
The traditional casks soften and add delicate character, the sherry wood brings depth and fullness of flavour and the final few months in our tuns allow the whiskies to marry harmoniously.
INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRIT COMPETITION WINNER 2016
Sweet fruit and Oloroso sherry notes, layered with honey and vanilla.
Smooth and mellow with beautifully combined flavours ~ nutty sweetness, cinnamon spiciness and a delicately proportioned layer of sherry.
Long and Warming