D.C.S Compendium



Chapters

Distillery Style

Over 53 years, David Stewart has been integral in crafting the very essence of THE BALVENIE.

To celebrate this rich history, David’s idea for this FIRST CHAPTER was to collect casks from FIVE DIFFERENT DECADES that illustrate the DISTILLERY CHARACTER and how the quintessential characteristics of THE BALVENIE develop over time.

“With more time,” he tells us, “a whisky will take on more oak, but this can sometimes dominate. I didn’t want this, the FLAVOURS NEED TO REMAIN INTACT, the citrus, the honey, vanilla, butterscotch and marzipan...”

the Balvenie

1968

Cask 7293

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the Balvenie

1978

Cask 2708

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the Balvenie

1985

Cask 612

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the Balvenie

1997

CASK 5365

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the Balvenie

2005

Cask 6587

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Over 53 years, David Stewart has been integral in crafting the very essence of THE BALVENIE.

To celebrate this rich history, David’s idea for this FIRST CHAPTER was to collect casks from FIVE DIFFERENT DECADES that illustrate the DISTILLERY CHARACTER and how the quintessential characteristics of THE BALVENIE develop over time.

“With more time,” he tells us, “a whisky will take on more oak, but this can sometimes dominate. I didn’t want this, the FLAVOURS NEED TO REMAIN INTACT, the citrus, the honey, vanilla, butterscotch and marzipan...”

For me that’s where I really feel at home, at The Balvenie
distillery, and each individual cask carries
a piece of that place with it.
Range of Bottles