The clue’s in the name with this one, Balvenie Doublewood Single Malt gets its name from the interesting distillation process, involving distillation in two woods. The maturation process involves moving the whisky from a traditional oak whisky cask to a Spanish oak sherry cask, adding more depth to its flavour and creating its warm, rounded character. Sweet fruit and sherry notes are apparent in its scent and the taste is mellow for a single malt, the sherry at work once more, with nuttiness and cinnamon notes building too.
Pedro Ximenez Gonzales Byass Nectar is a dark golden sherry which a fully bodied flavour and long satisfying finish. It is rich in the flavours of fresh, well-ripened fruit and has a hint of woody character which makes it all the more memorable. An ageing period of around eight years delivers a sumptuous flavour and its best served in a tulip glass to allow the aroma and flavour to merge together beautifully, ensuring a taste you won’t forget.