Balvenie Tun 1509 Batch 3
70cl / 52.2% abv
This third batch of the annual Tun 1509 release marries 31 casks that have been hand-selected by the Balvenie Malt Master, David Stewart. Using his expert knowledge of the Balvenie whisky stock and the marrying process, this batch brings together whisky from 12 sherry butts distilled between 1989 and 1992, 11 American oak hogsheads from 1989, and 8 refill American oak butts from 1992 and 1993.
Presented non chill-filtered at a strength of 52.2% abv, this release is limited to only 8,850 bottles.
According to Malt Master, David Stewart MBE,
" a whisky of rich complexity with elegant oaky notes and dried fruits balanced by mellow cinnamon spices and ginger. It also has lovely layers of vanilla oak, rich woody spices, dark fruits and a definite sherry character interspersed with elegant honey."