The Balvenie has released a new 16 Year Old French Oak (specifically Pineau Cask) finished bottling. Pineau is a fortified wine aperitif from western France, the region of Cognac, and has a fairly sweet flavors with some acidity balanced with sweet stewed fruits much spiced apples and plum compote. The bottling was first matured for 16 years in American Oak casks, followed by the finishing in French Pineau casks.
Beautifully balanced light floral notes from lotus and geranium flowers dance between hints of fresh meadow grass and peeled apple skin
A energizing zing from tangy lemon rind and grapefruit meet the delicate subtle sweetness of glazed fruits and spice from root ginger