A limited edition Balvenie release; originally produced for the French market. This continues in the tradition of their Golden Cask and uses Cuban rum casks to finish the whisky for a total of 14 years of maturation.
Nose: The rum notes are easily noticeable. Some sweet pear candy. Some nectarines and oranges. Trademark honey and hints of vanilla cake. Some peanut butter. Apples and cinnamon. Very round and feminine.
Taste: Sweet again, with the honey coated fruits on the foreground and a few nutty notes in the back. Vanilla and cinnamon again. Butter toffee. Relatively soft and candied.
Finish: Medium length, warm and sweet.
One of the best if you like sweetness!