We’re big fans of The Balvenie family here, and it’s hard to find somebody that wont appreciate the hard work of master blender David Stewart, so we were pretty excited to hear their 2 new offerings are coming to select states in the US in late October. The Balvenie TUN 1509 Batch 1 and the Single Barrel, Traditional Oak, aged 25 years.
If you ever needed a reason to become an environmentalist, consider this:
Without forests there is no wine, no wine, no scotch…
Suddenly, protecting the environment takes a whole new meaning as you tenderly grasp your glass of Aberlour 12. In the infographic below, you see how a 70-80 year old oak tree produces only 2 64 gallon barrels: