Balvenie Signature 12 Year Old Batch #5
Winning bid: £40.00
Lot number: 340226
Balvenie Signature 12yo replaced the fondly-remembered Founders Reserve 10yo as the staple in the distillery's range.
From The Balvenie website:
The Balvenie Signature Aged 12 Years is a classic marriage of The Balvenie matured in the three most traditional cask types, first fill bourbon, refill bourbon and sherry. Produced in small, numbered batches, each cask used is hand selected by Malt Master David Stewart to ensure he achieves Signature’s unique character of honey, spice and subtle oak and each batch is allowed time to harmonise in a traditional marrying tun. David Stewart crafted The Balvenie Signature to mark his 45th year in the whisky industry.
Age: 12 years old
Cask Number: Sherry, bourbon and refill casks
40% ABV / 70cl
Featured in: The 34th Auction (January 24 – February 2, 2014)