Balblair Vintage Releases: 2003, 1999, 1990, 1983

2003 Vintage – Infused with floral notes and hints of citrus fruits, apricots and honey, Balblair 2003 combines orange, lemon, honey and spice. Suggested Retail Price: $70.

1999 Vintage – Copper in appearance with flecks of sparkling bronze. The American oak, ex-bourbon barrels and Spanish oak, ex-sherry butts used for maturation impart aromas of honey and green apples, as well as notes of rich, fruity Christmas cake with a hint of spice, citrus fruits and vanilla. On the palate it is full bodied, sweet and spicy in character with hints of honey, vanilla and leather. The finish is warm, smooth and long-lasting. SRP: $90.

1990 Vintage – Matured in American oak ex-bourbon casks with the addition of Spanish oak ex-sherry butts. This creates a medley of spicy and sweet aromas punctuated with notes of raisins, toffee and honey. Also present are zesty fruit and a smooth and long lasting finish. SRP: $140.

1983 Vintage – This vintage has complex aromas, from scents of butterscotch and toffee to fragrant vanilla. These flavors come from years of maturation in American oak ex-bourbon barrels, creating a taste that’s both sweet and spicy, with fresh fruits and honey that combine to create a long, warming and full-bodied finish. SRP: $330.

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