Balvenie 19 Year Old - The Edge of Burnhead Wood Whisky 70cl

Scotch Whisky • 70cl • 48.7%
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Balvenie 19 Year Old - The Edge of Burnhead Wood
£263.94
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Country Scotch Whisky
Distillery/Brand Balvenie
Style Single Malt Whisky

Balvenie 19yo Burnhead

The Edge of Burnhead Wood is the fourth release in Balvenie's Stories range, and again we find the distillery in Speyside in an experimental mood. This is a 19 year old single malt which has been made entirely with ingredients grown on Balvenie's Dufftown estate, including home-grown barley, water from the Robbie Dhu spring, and even fresh heather from the eponymous Burnhead Wood. The heather was dried, dampened and then put into the kiln during the malting - which Balvenie's global brand ambassador Gemma Paterson investigates further in the podcast that accompanies this release. The result is a fascinating single malt, packed with honey, dried blossoms and fragrant oak.

Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose Dried fruit with a dusting of nutmeg, honey on toast, an oily hint or two of roasted barley balanced by citrus blooms.

Palate More dried fruit - this time Medjool dates and plump sultanas - followed by aromatic oak warmth, delicate heather honey and sugary shortbread.

Finish More floral wafts of heather and vanilla blossom, plus a final whisper of candied ginger.

Winner of 1 spirit awards

Gold
Gold
Distillers' Single Malts between 13 and 20 years old - 2020
International Spirits Challenge

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Reviews for Balvenie 19 Year Old - The Edge of Burnhead Wood
A really nice and floral/herbal dram.
Lovely. Really really lovely. The nose is like freshly mowed green grass with herbs and flowers (lavender?) thrown in to the mix. Tastes fruity, floral and oak. I tried a 3cl taster and have bought a bottle, to be sipped on special occasions because of the price.
Scott J , United Kingdom
3 years ago