Whisky Articles

The Balvenie Opens Final Chapter Of Compendium Series

on

Share on Pinterest

Speyside distillery The Balvenie has released the final chapter of their DCS Compendium Series – featuring five whiskies aged from 16 to 56 years.

The 56-year-old whisky was aged in a European oak Oloroso sherry hogshead, bottled at 42.1% alcohol by volume [84.2 proof] and is priced at a whopping $41,270 per bottle.

The 45-year-old whisky is bottled at 51.3% alcohol by volume [102.6 proof], is said to contain notes of honey and orange peel and is priced at a slightly less whopping $22,000 per bottle.

The 36-year-old whisky was bottled at 42% alcohol by volume [84 proof], is said to contain notes of butterscotch and vanilla and is priced at a mildly whopping $4,500 per bottle.

The 18-year-old whisky spent time in a European oak fino sherry butt, bottled at 42.1% alcohol by volume [84.2 proof], is said to contain notes of fruit, oak and spice and is priced at a mere $1,000 per bottle.

Finally, the clincher is a 16-year-old whisky matured in a first-fill American oak bourbon barrel, bottled at 53.9% alcohol by volume [107.8 proof], said to contain the triple threat notes of smoke, spice and sweetness and is available for the bargain-basement price of $900 per bottle.

Only 50 sets of the entire The Balvenie DCS Compendium Series Final Chapter are being made available worldwide for $76,000 per set.

About Alex Bean

Recommended for you

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply