Balvenie 17 Year Old New Oak

  • Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Distillery Bottling

70cl / 43%

4 (1 Review)

Balvenie 17 Year Old / New Oak

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A 17yo Balvenie from 2007, finished in new American oak casks. We know what you're thinking - how is it different to 2006's 'New Wood' bottling? Well, it's quite simple: 'New Wood' didn't specify what kind of casks were used for the initial maturation, while this is announced as a marriage of Bourbon and Sherry wood casks! Also, it's 43% rather than 40%. And, most importantly, 'New Wood' was a never-to-be-repeated release, whereas this is a 'First Bottling'. You see? Totally different.

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    Firstly,the New Wood does specifies the type of casks used for the initial maturation. Back label says traditional oak whisky casks (which between connoisseurs means bourbon casks). Secondly, one bottle with 40% abv. can have more flavour than other with 43% abv. or more. Amazing whiskies like Ardbeg 30 yo, Laphroaig 25 yo first release, Glenfiddich 30 yo, they all have 40% abv. Next, a one-off bottlings may have the same value as the first bottlings, because they are both limited. Finally, nowdays in auctions the Balvenie New Wood is being sold for half the price of New Oak. Why? Maybe because someone haven?t read the bottle label properly? Anyway, my humble opinion is that both expressions are great and well worth trying.

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