New Booze: The Balvenie Tun 1401, Batch 9
New Booze: The
Balvenie Tun 1401, Batch 9
The Balvenie introduces its latest expression: Tun 1401,
Batch 9. This release has been exclusively created for the U.S. market, and
follows ‘Batch 3’ and ‘Batch 6’, which were the only other Tun 1401 expressions
released in the United States in 2011 and 2012 respectively.
Available in limited supply beginning this October, this
batch includes liquid from a number of casks specially selected by Malt Master
David Stewart. David’s first batch of Tun 1401 was released in 2010, for sale
only at The Balvenie’s Speyside Distillery.
Inspired by and produced in one of the oldest warehouses at
The Balvenie Distillery, The Balvenie Tun 1401, Batch 9 is a marriage of some
of the rarest whiskies from the distillery’s Warehouse 24. This latest batch of
Tun 1401 was sourced from eleven traditional whisky casks and three sherry
butts, whose ages span a number of decades, and which have all been selected by
Stewart. The whisky rested for several months in Tun 1401 – one of the
distillery’s marrying vessels .
Hand-bottled at The Balvenie Distillery in Speyside, The
Balvenie Tun 1401, Batch 9 is a limited release with an RRP of $250. The
Balvenie Tun 1401, Batch 9 has an ABV of 49.3%.
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