The longer maturation of Ballantine’s 17 year old gives an extra depth of flavour and character to the blend. Characterised by a subtle sensation of smokiness that differentiate it from Ballantine’s 12. Its fruitiness and velvety texture coming from fresh fruits differs from Ballantine’s 21 dry fruits influence.
Ballantine’s 17 Year Old is the world’s first and most awarded 17YO blended Scotch whisky.
Colour: Clear, golden amber.
Nose: Deep, balanced, elegant and smooth with hints of sweet vanilla, oak and a sensation of smoke.
Taste: Full, creamy, luscious, harmonious, oak-sweetness. Complex, vibrant honey sweetness and creamy vanilla flavours with hints of oak and spicy liquorice.
Finish: Long, sweet and smooth with a hint of spice.