Balvenie Caribbean Rum Cask 14 Yr. Scotch
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Balvenie Caribbean Rum Cask 14 Yr. Scotch

Item # 23835 750mL
$74.99/ Single Bottle
$449.94/ Case of 6
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43.00%
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Tasting Notes

Aged for 14 years in traditional oak casks, this is then aged for a further few months in a variety of different rum casks from the Carribean. Delish!


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Staff Pick Notes

Sometimes you just want pure pleasure. Most Balvenie Scotches are honeyed and layered with flavor, but after 14 years in traditional Bourbon cask + a few more months in rum barrel, Balvenie takes it to another level. The aroma is rich with notes of tropical fruits, namely passion fruit, and creamy toffee, while palate has sweet vanilla with notes of apples and mangoes with a hint of orange in the background. The finish is mouth coating and lingers with a hint of vanilla. YUM!

- EG

Astor's Glossary of Terms

Scotch

As a synonym for Scottish, some people object to the term “Scotch” – but as far as their whisky goes, the Scottish people are required by law to classify the spirit as “Scotch whisky.”

Scotland

History:
Distillation was brought to Scotland from Ireland by missionary monks in the 6th century. In 1644, the first taxes were imposed on Scottish distillers by England, with the result that most of the nation’s whisky was soon distilled illicitly. With the Parliament’s passing of the “Excise Act” in 1824, licensing fees for distilleries were much cheaper. Distilleries started to take out...

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