Balblair 1979 Whisky

1979

Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Natural Colour
Non Chill-Filtered | First Release

This superbly balanced malt was launched in March 2007 as part of the first ever Vintage collection from Balblair, alongside 1997 & 1989. Why not create a flavour wheel and map the flavour characteristics of your favourite Balblair Vintages?

IWSC07 Gold Medal BIS ISC07 Medal Silver
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Tasting Notes

Appearance

Balblair 1979 is amber in appearance with radiant golden honey highlights.

Aroma

Cloves, oranges, bananas and pears can also be detected in the aroma adding to the complexity of the exceptional Vintage.

Palate

Sweet, honey vanilla flavours combine with cloves and spices.

Finish

A rich, full-bodied, long-lasting, finish.

Core Characteristics

Core Characteristics

Our Vintages are intriguingly complex and satisfying. We capture the intense esters at the start of the spirit cut to give our Vintages the core characteristics of apricots, oranges, spices, floral notes and green  apples. The heavier oils and lipids at the end of the cut are also captured, giving leathery, nutty and full-bodied characteristics.

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