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Balvenie Tun 1401 Batch #2-9 8 x 70cl

Lot: 344969

Balvenie Tun 1401 Batch #2-9 8 x 70cl

Winning Bid: £7,977

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Balvenie
Age: 
N/A
Vintage: 
N/A
Region: 
Speyside
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
See Lot Description
Bottled Strength: 
49.2-50.6%
Bottle Size: 
8 x 70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Balvenie Tun 1401 Batch #2-9 8 x 70cl

Balvenie was built by William Grant in 1892 and remains part of his family's company to this day. In the early part of its history, its purpose was primarily for the provision of malt for Grant's blends, however following the global success of Glenfiddich, the Balvenie single malt brand was launched in 1973. It remained a rarity though, and it was not until the opening of Kininvie in 1990, and later Ailsa Bay in Girvan, that the distillery was given the freedom to focus on its single malt. Today it is one of the best recognised brands in the world. In 1993 they launched the 12 year old "DoubleWood," an expression credited with pioneering the use of cask-finishing, and this has become a key motif for the distillery's output in recent times.

First released in 2011, Balvenie's popular Tun 1401 series is a vatting of nine traditional whisky casks and three sherry butts, married together in the famous Tun 1401, a traditional oak marrying vessel. 

 

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