The Balvenie Tun 1509 Batch 4

Single Malt

The Balvenie // Speyside, Scotland

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Released in the US in the fall of 2017, this is the fourth batch of Tun 1509. It is comprised of 23 casks of single malt in total: 13 traditional ex-bourbon casks and 10 sherry butts. These single malt whiskies were dumped in a tun to marry for several months. 1,000 bottles will be available in the US. Bottled at 51.7% ABV.

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  • Single Malt
    Distilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
  • Cask Type
    ex-bourbon barrels & ex-sherry butts

Tasting Notes

"Honey-drizzled apples enticingly appear at the forefront of a well-integrated, richly sweet nose. The palate is more vanilla-forward, and while the honey doesn't disappear, it shows here as separate from sherry-soaked dried fruits. Also find soft oak and light spice leading to a smooth, satisfying finish which offers plenty to think about as you continue to reminiscence on the sip which preceded it."

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