Balvenie 12 Year Old Double Wood Single Speyside Malt Whisky

70cl/40% The Balvenie DoubleWood is a 12 year old Speyside single malt which gains its distinctive character from being matured in two woods. Over its period of maturation it is transferred from a traditional oak whisky cask to a first fill European oak sherry cask. Each stage lends different qualities to the resulting single malt ~ the traditional casks soften and add character, whilst the sherry wood brings depth and fullness of flavour. TASTING NOTES: NOSE: Sweet fruit and Oloroso sherry notes, layered with honey and vanilla. TASTE: Smooth and mellow with beautifully combined flavours ~ nutty sweetness, cinnamon spiciness and a delicately proportioned layer of sherry. FINISH: Long and warming.