Braes of Glenlivet // 20 years

First Fill Bourbon Barrel

A Whisky from a First Fill Bourbon Barrel which has taken in almost 21 years of intensive aroma from this small cask and has the typical character traits in which the characteristics of the typically fruity Braeval-Whisky are perfectly and impressively united.

The vanilla dominates, it is omnipresent but doesn´t superimpose in this multi-layered and rich Single Malt. The alcohol content is noticeable but not unpleasant – a drop of water ensures a real explosion of flavour. In the year 1995 – one year after the distillation of this whisky – the distillery was renamed “Braeval” to avoid being mistaken with The Glenlivet.

Key Factors

Type: Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Cask: 1st Fill Bourbon Barrel
Age: 12/1994 – 11/2015
Region: Speyside
Alcohol content: 55,7%vol. // Cask Strength
Comments: Natural Colour // Unchillfiltered

Tasting Notes

Nose: full-bodied candiced, sugary-sticky candy, maple syrup, herbs, lavender, pronounced vanilla aromas

Palate: Dryness and sweetness are pleasantly balanced. Heavy, sweet vanilla flavour dominates in the foreground, followed by herbs and oak-cask-aromas as well as a trace of citrus fruits

Finish: very long, creamy, lasting, Bourbon-vanilla, herbs

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