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Balvenie Rose 16 Year Old / First Edition 53.4%

Lot: 159683

Balvenie Rose 16 Year Old / First Edition 53.4%

Winning Bid: £1,400
(Reserve has been met) This lot currently has: 8 bids

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Lot: 159683
Distillery: 
Balvenie
Age: 
16 Year Old
Vintage: 
N/A
Region: 
Speyside
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
Port Pipe Finish
Bottled Strength: 
53.4%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Balvenie Rose 16 Year Old / First Edition 53.4%

The Balvenie Rose was created to celebrate the long history of Balvenie Castle.  Margaret Douglas 'The Fair Maid of Galloway' married in turn, two of the infamous Black Douglases.  Following the murder of William Douglas at the hands of James II the Black Douglases rebelled against the Stewart King and were defeated loosing their titles and estates.  The king however was taken by Magaret's beauty and reinstated her in Balvenie Castle with an annual rent of a single red rose.

Two batches of the Balvenie Rose were released and sold exclusively at Balvenie distillery, each batch consisted of 4 refill American oak casks which were finished in a single first fill port pipe. This is the first bottling from 2008 and has a cask strength of 53.4%.

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