Pick of the Launches

01 August, 2016

The Balvenie Tun 1509 Batch 3


Brand owner William Grant & Sons

RRP £260, US$345, €300

Markets Global

Contact natalie.smith@tinmancomms.com

Batch 3 is the latest batch of single malt scotch whisky from The Balvenie’s Tun 1509.

Tun 1509 is said to showcase the skills malt master David Stewart has acquired throughout his 54 years with William Grant. He has married 31 hand-selected casks from the distillery’s aged stocks. In total, 8,850 bottles will be available globally – of which 835 will be stocked in the UK.

Tasting notes: “Rich complexity with elegant oaky notes and dried fruits balanced by mellow cinnamon spices and ginger. To taste it is luxurious with layers of vanilla oak, rich woody spices, dark fruits and a definite sherry character interspersed with elegant honey.”

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