Balvenie 19 Year Old - Story#4 - The Edge of Burnhead Wood - Single Malt Scotch Whisky
This latest Balvenie is the fourth release in the Story Book Series and tells a tale of exploration and craft, culminating in the first ever expression of The Balvenie made entirely from ingredients grown on its Dufftown estate.
The Edge of Burnhead Wood celebrates the tale of how The Balvenie craftsmen experimented with the distillery’s natural resources to find the perfect match between fresh heather and barley. The expression, which is made from locally sourced ingredients found in the distillery grounds.
home grown barley malted at The Balvenie Maltings, water from the Robbie Dhu spring, and fresh heather from Burnhead Wood retains the familiar robust Balvenie taste, with a delicate fruitiness and notes of light spice and juicy fruits.
Nose: Lively and vibrant, this Balvenie has notes of fig and geranium oil perfectly balanced with fresh herbal undertones reminiscent of green woodland.
Palate: Flavours of honey, cloves and caramelised baked dates are layered on top of delicate citrus and spice. The sweetness reveals an underlying oaky dryness.
Finish: Lingering, oaky, dried blossom.