BV_Michelin_1200x600_BV14WOP

The Balvenie Doublewood 17 Year Old

To craft The Balvenie DoubleWood 17 year old single malt whisky Malt Master David C. Stewart MBE returned to one of his most celebrated achievements – consecutive maturation in two different types of cask, a process often referred to as ‘cask finishing’.

It sees the whisky matured first in American oak barrels, which impart soft sweet vanilla notes, before being transferred to European oak sherry casks, where the second cask ageing adds rich spicy flavours and a depth and fullness of flavour.

TASTING NOTES
NOSE: Elegant and complex oak, vanilla, honeyed sweetness and a hint of green apple.

TASTE: Sweet with dried fruits, sherbet spice, toasted almonds and cinnamon, layered with a richness of creamy toffee notes and traces of oak and deep vanilla.

FINISH: Vanilla oak, honey and spicy sweetness.

Selected Episodes : The Balvenie Doublewood 17 Year Old

Episode 4: Shisen Hanten

Handcrafting Legacies: Shisen Hanten's Ling Heng Yao Elevates Sichuan Flavours With Storied Whiskies

Ling Heng Yao of two-MICHELIN-starred Shisen Hanten shows how he plays on the smokiness of The Balvenie 14 Year Old The Week Of Peat and the fruity notes of the DoubleWood 17 Year Old…

Episode 5: Burnt Ends

Handcrafting Technique: Dave Pynt Masters the Understanding of Wood-Fired Cooking at Burnt Ends

At One-MICHELIN-star Burnt Ends, Dave Pynt masters modern BBQ cuisine that pairs intuitively with The Balvenie whisky.

View All Video Episodes

Subscribe to our newsletter and be the first to get news and updates about the MICHELIN Guide

Subscribe

Follow us on social media for updates and behind-the-scenes information