Balvenie's 12yo DoubleWood has been aged in separate barrels, once in refill American oak casks before being finished in first fill European oak Sherry casks. The use of Sherry casks provides for a sweetness along with flavours of honey, dried fruit and sultanas, whilst the bourbon characters offer subtle spice, vanilla and a hint of charcoal. This is a very finely balanced whisky and a superb example of a whisky to convert the unconverted!
Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky. ... An easy-drinking Talisker, taking the distillery's classically rugged character and softening it out, while maintaining the smoky and sweet notes the distillery is known for