David Stewart has then brought these together in a large wooden vessel known as a marrying tun.
In May 2013 The Balvenie commenced selling their triple cask range.
These whiskies have been matured in three distinct cask types: Oloroso sherry butts, first fill bourbon barrels, and traditional whisky casks.
The three age expressions in the range all offer something unique.
The Balvenie Triple Cask 12 year old is smooth and sweet on the nose with elegant layers of honey and spice.
Palate: Thick and spicy with vanilla custard, mixed peels, dates, thyme honey, orchard fruit and cocoa on the tail. The legal stuff: not providing your contact details may mean we have to delete your comments if another member of our community complains about them.
Whatever happens though, we’ll never share your contact details unless you specifically tell us we can. Nice color, good nose , sweet and honeyed, although maybe to Spanish to be a whisky. Deeply deceiving in the mouth, I can't identify a precise character among unraveling components, whose only remaining taste is that of burning alcohol.
Grant remained active in the company until his death in 1923 at the age of 83.
In early 1892 work began to convert an 18th-century mansion (Balvenie New House) into a distillery.
The building took fifteen months to complete, and on , the first distillation took place at the Balvenie Distillery.
In 2007, The Balvenie's Global Brand Ambassador, David Mair presented an online documentary series about the making of malt whisky, shot in and around the Balvenie Distillery.
This incredible expression contains whiskies aged in traditional refill casks, first-fill ex-bourbon barrels and first-fill Oloroso Sherry butts, which have been matured for at least 25 years and allowed to marry for around six months in a marrying tun before being bottled.