Scoring Guidelines

Scoring Guidelines

NO THANKS  0-49Will not drink.
DESPERATION  50-59Will drink in desperation if there is nothing else to drink.
OKAY  60-69Will drink again; it's an okay tipple.
GOOD  70-79Will enjoy drinking again; at the high end they are very good.
GREAT  80-89Will drink with great pleasure.
WOW  90-99Will savour every drop.
Balvenie Tun 1509 Batch 4

Balvenie Tun 1509 Batch 4, 51.7% abv

Honey, caramel, hint of mint with aromas of rich fruit and raisins on the nose. Soft caramel, rich fruit laden toffee, sweet and nutty on the palate. Complex, delicate yet intense finish. WOW.

91
The Balvenie 30 years old

The Balvenie 30 years old, 47.3% abv

Soft sherry, light spices, honey, caramel marshmallows and almonds on the nose. Intense, thick velvety red fruit in a caramel sauce with marzipan notes on the palate. Long luscious finish.

90
The Balvenie Port Wood 21 years old

The Balvenie Port Wood 21 years old, 40% abv

Soft red fruit, light spices and elegant Pinot Noir Burgundy aromas on the nose. Soft berries, honey, cloves and Christmas cake on the palate. Creamy fruit and spices on the finish.

88
Balvenie Doublewood 17 Year Old

Balvenie Doublewood 17 Year Old, 43% abv

Soft spices, sherry, light caramel, red wine then Granny Smith apples on the nose. Rich spices, vanilla, creamy cocoa on the palate. Long soft finish.

87

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