Balblair’s decision in 2019 to move away from vintages and towards age statements has met with mixed feelings. This 12 Year Old, aged in ex-bourbon and charred American oak casks, is still unmistakably Balblair, with its beautiful texture and mouthful of tropical fruit!
Lemon drizzle cake and gentle, warming spices on the nose. The palate is full of juicy apple, pineapple, pawpaw and acacia honey. The finish is creamy, like dunking ginger-spiced biscuits in warm milk.
|Product Name||Balblair 12 Year Old|
|Age Declaration||12 years old|
|Strength (ABV %)||46%|
|Cask Type||Ex Bourbon and Heavily Charred American Oak|
Matured in PX, charred virgin oak and ex-bourbon. Sweet crème brulee and Hobnobs on the nose, balanced by herbaceous flavours of wild mint and delicate aniseed. Warm orange peel and light lemon sweets. On the palate this is still undoubtedly Ardbeg, although in a lighter guise. Tobacco leaf and sweet hay mix with honeyed notes … ContinuedView ProductArdbeg An Oa70cl / 46.6% ABV£48.99