the balvenie forty, 40 years old, 48.5%vol

To create The Balvenie Forty, Balvenie`s Malt Master David Stewart has skilfully married together small amounts of The Balvenie matured in 4 refill hogsheads and 3 sherry butts that have lain in the warehouses for at least forty years.

TASTING NOTES
NOSE
Rich oak notes overlaid with baked apple, stewed fruits and soft leather. The addition of a little water releases sweet fruit notes and hints of vanilla.
TASTE
Silky texture delivers a beautifully mouth-coating sweetness and a spicy sensation of cloves, cinnamon and ginger. The flavour develops into a gentle oakiness with hints of dark chocolate, roasted almonds and sherried fruitiness.
FINISH
Rich, warming and slightly dry.img_0581