Balvenie 25 Year Old Single Barrel

Balvenie 25 Year Old Single Barrel
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Winning bid: £500.00
Lot number: 101-02822

Built by the Grant family in Dufftown and situated next door to sister distillery Glenfiddich, Balvenie is at the heart of Grant's range of blends. Despite their proximity and shared water source, the style of spirit produced by the pair are quite different, with Balvenie producing a sweeter, more honeyed and very lightly peated new make spirit.

It wasn't until 1990, when Kininvie distillery was able to shoulder some of the responsibility for blending stock production, that Balvenie was really able to push forward as a single malt. The distillery quickly distinguished itself through use of innovative maturation processes, and was a pioneer of cask "finishing" with the introduction of its Doublewood expression in 1993. Balvenie is also one of the few remaining distilleries still using onsite maltings; although today this only meets a small percentage of its requirements.

Distilled: 12.11.1974

Bottled: 06.11.2000

Age: 25 Years Old

Cask Number: 15204

46.9% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 178

Please note marking to labels and staining to tube.

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Featured in: The 101st Auction (August 23 – September 1, 2019)
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