You can read about these past, and now rare, Balvenie single malts in our whisky archive.
Crafting our Range
THE BALVENIE is a range of single malts crafted by Malt Master David Stewart. Each expression is unique, but all are rich, luxuriously smooth and underpinned by a distinctive honeyed character. Understanding his craft like few others, David uses different cask types and ages of spirit, to develop exquisite, new interpretations of The Balvenie's classic character.
The Balvenie D.C.S Compendium
To pass on over 50 YEARS OF EXPERTISE and help us preserve The Balvenie’s unique character, MALT MASTER DAVID STEWART has created a truly unconventional handover: The D.C.S Compendium.
The Balvenie DoubleWood Aged 17 years
To craft DoubleWood 17 Year Old Malt Master David Stewart, who celebrated his 50th year at The Balvenie in 2012, returned to one of his most celebrated achievements – consecutive maturation in two different types of cask, a process often referred to as ‘cask finishing’.
The Balvenie Single Barrel First Fill Aged 12 Years
The Balvenie Single Barrel First Fill has been aged in a first fill, ex-bourbon cask for at least 12 years. Almost all Scotch Whisky is matured in casks previously used by Bourbon distillers. When brought to Scotland and used for the very first time they are known as ‘First Fill’.
The Balvenie Thirty Aged 30 Years
The Balvenie Thirty is a rare and especially fine single malt for which David Stewart selects only exceptional casks that were laid down over thirty years ago,
The Balvenie Forty Aged 40 Years
To create The Balvenie Forty, Malt Master David Stewart has skilfully married together small amounts of The Balvenie matured in 4 refill hogsheads and 3 sherry butts that have lain in our warehouses for at least forty years,
The Balvenie Single Barrel, Traditional Oak Aged 25 years
The Balvenie Single Barrel Traditional Oak is characterised by subtle spices and rich honeyed sweetness and Malt Master David Stewart only selects casks of whisky for bottling that have the character he expects of Balvenie matured for 25 years exclusively in American oak.
The Balvenie Single Barrel Sherry Cask AGED 15 YEARS
The Balvenie Single Barrel Sherry Cask has been matured exclusively in a single European oak sherry butt for at least 15 years. The term ‘Single Barrel’ conveys the unique nature of the expression, which has been drawn from a single cask of a single distillation.
The Balvenie Tun 1509 Batch 1
To create the first batch of Tun 1509, David carefully hand selected 42 of the finest casks – 35 traditional American oak barrels and seven European oak sherry butts