Balvenie 16 Year Old French Oak Description at The Whisky Shop – Scotch Whisky News

The Balvenie
16 Year Old
Pineau French Oak Finish

An abundance of vanilla spice and warm honey notes alongside grapefruit, geranium, glazed fruits and vibrant ginger

£130.00
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Balvenie 16 Year Old French Oak Description

The Balvenie and their Malt Master David C. Stewart are the masters of maturation, and with this stunning 16-year-old release they showcase these finely honed skills in cask management. Matured for 16 years in American Oak it is then finished in ex-Pineau French oak casks bringing sweet fruits, zesty and floral notes. Pineau is a fortified wine made from the unfermented grape juices with Cognac eau die vie added before its maturation. Bottled at 47.6% abv this sensational single malt showcases an abundance of vanilla spice and warm honey notes alongside grapefruit, geranium, glazed fruits and vibrant ginger.