The Balvenie 12 Year Old - The Sweet Toast of American Oak, is the first release of the well known and praised Stories series. This astonishing whisky is a result of 12 years of maturing in deep toasted Kentucky barrels. It is a complex whisky with fruity, coconut and vanilla notes.
Nose: Lusciously malty with some sweet fudge, followed by citrusy and oak vanilla aromas with layers of spicy oak notes of ginger and cinnamon.
Taste: Candied orange and lemon peel, vanilla toffee and butterscotch, layers of blossom honey, some melted brown sugar and oak spices at the end.
Finish: Rich and malty with gentle waves of oak vanilla and subtle spices.