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Balblair Vintage Release Single Malt Scotch Whisky 750ml Bottle

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Vintage Release Single Malt Scotch Whisky
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Vintage Release Single Malt Scotch Whisky 750ml
Balblair Distillery, located in the Highlands of Scotland was founded by John Ross in 1790 in the small village of Edderton. Each year the Master Distiller, John MacDonald, selects the best examples from the maturing whiskies to bottle as Balblair Vintage. This rich single malt is an exceptional example of the best of what the highlands have to offer, with rich spices; fruits and pleasant leathery notes. One well worth adding to your tasting list.
Beverage type:
Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Bottle size:
750ml bottle Single
Product Origin:
Scotland
Expert Rating:
93
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About the brand
Balblair 1790 BALBLAIR IS BORN The Balblair Distillery is established by local man, John Ross, on the estate of the Rosses of Balnagowan. 1824 John Ross THE ROSS FAMILY John Ross is joined by his son, Andrew, and thereafter the sons and grandsons of John Ross operated the Balblair farm and distillery until the last years of the 19th century. 1862 Railway FULL STEAM AHEAD The Highland Railway Company build the Inverness to Ardgay line, opening up new opportunities for Balblair. 1894 Balblair Gate ALEXANDER COWAN James Ross gives up the tenancy of Balblair to Alexander Cowan, a wine merchant from Inverness. He transforms the distillery, building offices, a still house, mash house, kiln and barns. 1895 Balblair Edderton Distillery MOVING WITH THE TIMES By now the railway had come to Balblair bringing coal for the still and boiler and barley for the malting. To take advantage of the railway line the Distillery is moved half a mile north to its current location. 1911 Distillery closes in 1911 MOTHBALLED Tough economic times force Balblair to cease production. 1932 Balblair filling station THE LAST DROP The last Balblair bottles of the era leave the warehouses. 1939 Bablair fermentation BY ROYAL APPOINTMENT It is probably just as well that the distillery was dry, as the next occupants were the Norwegian Army, after the buildings were commandeered by the British Army for the duration of the Second World War. 1948 Balblair Whisky casks being filled THE TRUE HIGHLAND SPIRIT LIVES ON Under Bertie’s stewardship, production resumes for the first time since before the First World War. 1949 Balblair Whisky Distillery Team ROBERT JAMES “BERTIE” CUMMING Robert James “Bertie” Cumming, a solicitor from Banff, purchases the distillery for £48,000. 1960 Balblair Distillery END OF THE LINE The Edderton Railway Station closes. 1964 Balblair Distillery aerial shot DISTILLERY EXPANSION Growing demand encourages Bertie to invest in extra warehouses and their first steam boiler. 1970 Balblair Distllery 1979 HIRAM WALKER Bertie sells Balblair to a man named Hiram Walker, whose company would later become Allied Distillers. 1980 Balblair Stills INVESTING IN THE FUTURE Extensive development happens throughout the 1980s. 1996 Balblair Distillery INVER HOUSE DISTILLERS Balblair Distillery is purchased by Inver House Distillers and so begins the newest chapter in the history of this timeless distillery. 2007 Balblair Cask 2007 VINTAGE BALBLAIR The distillery makes the move to release Balblair as a Vintage Whisky, with every bottling marked with the year in which the whisky was distilled. 2019 The Balblair Collection Balblair Whisky A NEW ERA The distillery releases a new range of age-statement expressions. Each one has its own unique characteristics, but all them exude our True Highland Spirit.
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Ratings & Reviews (38)
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Joray
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I've had many Balblairs and discovered they were all strong if unspectacular. This measure is unquestionably a stage over those however. Flawless parity wonderful vanilla and as @Scott_E noted tea notes (expresses gratitude toward Scott I'm by and large poo at putting a name to any one of a kind flavors I taste). Gentle flavor and apricots creme brulee sultanas gingerbread. Numm numm. It's amazing as this isn't a style that typically has an effect. Possibly this is a direct result of poor exertion as correlation the Glencadam 25 I had before it however I concur with Scott E on rating too. 4 in any event out of the door. No make it a 4.25...it shows signs of improvement and better as the measure advances. At last a superb Balblair!
Posted on Jul 10th, 2020
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Gaspar Musa
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Mkt trevlig len. Sherry frukt honung. Ingen r¶k eller peat. Ingen salt.
Posted on Jul 8th, 2020
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Charlotte Shinde
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Magnificent sweet yet solid completion. A very interesting taste with a nearly dessert like lingering flavor of vanilla and nectar. Strongly suggest.
Posted on Jun 30th, 2020
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Adolfo Soto
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information: Mais quelle beauty boite! S'ouvre comme une porte avec des aimants des pictures et du textes   l'int©rieur... blade de la parenth¨se esth©tique. Je ne peux pas critical que j'ai particuli¨rement aim© les derni¨res ©ditions de Balblair et j'ai laiss© longtemps de c't© cette distillerie ayant eu une mauvaise impression (deliberation faite du 1990). J'ai finalement succomb© aux commentaires positifs sur cette bouteille et   une offre sp©ciale sur cette bouteille en particulier (quand les astres sont align©es!). Ce scotch est une combinaison d'ex fut de whiskey am©ricain et d'ex sherry butt dEspagne de 1999. Il y a   mama connaissance jusqu'ici 4 discharge de cette bouteille dont la premi¨re ©tait un explorer selective" (disponible seulement dans les obligation free). La premi¨re avait in addition to d'influence de sherry que les ©ditions suivantes. Mes tasting notes concernent la 2e ©dition du Balblair 1999 embouteill© en 2016. Sans filtrage   froid sans couleur ajout©. Deux qualifications   sont actifs: l'or en 2015 "Good countries and Islands 13-18 yo - The scoth Whisky Bosses (The Spirits Business) et l'argent en 2017 "worldwide Wine and Soul Rivalry". Nez: Herbes fra®ches et pommes vertes (influenc© standard la couleur verte?) c'est fruit© en tout cas! Non je confirme les pommes vertes! Frais et sucr©! Un verger des fleurs de pommes. Des raisins? Bouche: Pommes et raisins oui! Beauties notes de sherry! Beauty surface huileuse. Vanille. Last: jus de pommes sucr©s. chocolat noir et miel et orange. Generally speaking: alright! c'est doux! Ceux qui aimes se faire arracher la bouche standard un gros barrel strenght tourb© vont ªtre d©u. Pour les novices d'©quilibre de fruit© c'est un lover bijoux! Je suis en accord avec les autres commentaires positifs sur cette bouteille. Les notes de Sherry ajoute une complexit© suppl©mentaire qui ©chappe   d'autres ©ditions de Balblair. Flank d'un sherry bomb mais tr¨s bel ©quilibre! 88%"
Posted on Jun 17th, 2020
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Cecile Hosseini
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Soon we'll all be aching for the days before the promoting division destroyed Balblair. These vintage explanations as a brand staple were genuinely amazing and truly set Balblair separated tragically we'll currently be getting exhausting age proclamations and the top notch an incentive in the brand will blur a touch. Nose - light nectar vanilla pepper heating flavor and light citrus. Taste - A lot of vanilla spread zesty (european oak is shinning on this region) and apples. Only an extremely pleasant complex whisky however I get a decent sleek and rich note that kinda unites everything as opposed to leaving the flavors moving around. This was my first Balblair and it has made them search out more articulations. Tragically I've just had the option to source more youthful ones without the sherry barrels. I truly like this one and I'm profoundly disheartens to see the brand leaving their foundations in the interest to raise costs through promoting strategies.
Posted on Jun 17th, 2020
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Tasting Notes
Nose
Well-balanced with smoke, honey, raisins, pears and lemons.
Taste
Sweet, creamy and spicy with honey and light smokiness.
Finish
Long, smoky and sweet.
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