1969 Vintage

ABV 45%
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Brand: Balblair
Expression: 1969 Vintage
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: No Age Statement
ABV: 45%
Country/Region: Scotland
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Issue 15
Tasting notes
Taster   Jim Murray
Nose: Butterscotch, cumquats and almonds combine to offer a most tantalising and complex nose.
Palate: Shuddering arrival of firm oak. Softened by a voluptuous sweet malt concentrate.
Finish: Finely balanced with some smoke and chocolate drifting serenely over the sweet malt and oak.
Comment: Unquestionably one of the finest Balblairs released.
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Very aromatic and appetising. Hints of the sea. Some earthiness. Surprisingly peaty.
Palate: Seed cake. Textured, sweet. Some creaminess. Vanilla.
Finish: Lemony. Slightly sharp. A touch of salt.
Comment: For a whisky that is very light when young, this matures surprisingly well and for long periods
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Balblair Distillery, Edderton, Tain, Highland, Highland, Scotland
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