The Balvenie Tun 1509 Batch 6
The Balvenie // Speyside, Scotland
The Balvenie Tun 1509 is limited edition series which features single malts selected and blended by malt master David Stewart. These whiskies are then allowed to mature further in the distillery's Warehouse 24 in a large vat dubbed Tun 1509. The series first launched in 2014 and is released annually. Batch 6 features 21 rare casks -- American oak ex-bourbon, refill sherry butts, and refill sherry butts which formerly held single malt that became The Balvenie DoubleWood -- that then matured for an additional 3 months in Tun 1509. Bottled at 50.4% ABV without an age statement. Available globally beginning October 2019.
Single MaltDistilled 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 Typesherry refill butts, ex-bourbon, DoubleWood refill sherry butts