Balvenie 2003 Peat Week
14 Year Old

70cl / 48.3%
  • Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Distillery Bottling
Balvenie 2003 Peat Week / 14 Year Old
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While Balvenie is best known for producing traditional soft and honeyed Speyside whisky, for one week a year it makes bold and smoky whisky – Peat Week. This second release was distilled in 2003 and bottled in 2018 at 14 years old.

The distillery uses Speyside peat, giving the whisky a very different character to smoky drams from the island: delicate and gently smoky.
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Age
14 Year Old
Vintage
2003
Country
Scotland
Region
Speyside
Chill Filtered
No

Style

  • Body
  • Richness
  • Smoke
  • Sweetness

Character

  • Vanilla Vanilla
  • Lemon Lemon
  • Smoke Smoke
  • Honey Honey
  • Cream Cream
  • Honeysuckle Honeysuckle

Balvenie 2003 Peat Week Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Producer's Tasting Notes

    Nose: Gentle sweet peat smoke with some lighter floral notes and delicate butterscotch honey.

    Taste: Velvety and round to taste with the peat smoke balancing citrus flavours, oaky vanilla and blossom honey.

    Finish: Gentle smoke with a lingering and creamy vanilla sweetness.

5 Customer Reviews

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  • 5
    31 December 2018

    My husband really enjoys it

  • 5
    20 December 2018

    Excellent

  • 4
    10 December 2018

    I really like this one

  • 5
    13 November 2018

    I like it

  • 4
    26 June 2018

    This is a delightful whisky. It has a mellow nose with hints of honey amidst a smoky bouquet. The flavor is delightful with a smooth yet pronounced hit to the back of the throat. If you are a hard core Islay drinker and/or the peatier the better crowd, this whisky is probably not the best one for you. The peat/smoky flavor from this whisky is not robust, it’s like burning a cherry log and smelling the sweetness of the embers compared to the acrid smell of oak. This Balvenie is a good way to introduce someone to peated whisky. Hope you enjoy.