Country: Scotland
Region:
Type: Blended Scotch
Bottler: Chivas Brothers
ABV: 40%
Score: 86 points

Ballantine's Finest. Image courtesy Chivas Brothers.The nose is aromatic and nutty with hazelnut, almond/marzipan notes, honey, and a hint of smoke. The taste is peppery with marzipan, honey, and caramel notes. The finish has a lingering peppery touch, hints of caramel candy sweetness and marzipan. (April, 2013)