Description/ Tasting NotesSubtle sensation of smokiness, different from the 12-year-old. Harmoniously fruity and velvety on the taste.
Winery Info/ Brand
The distillery is owned by the Chivas Brothers. It is guarded by a very unique secuity system: over a 100 noisy geese which look after all the warehouses that are on the site protecting the barrels of whisky. The geese can be seen from the road towards Dumbarton and also on the nearby train line between Bowling and Dumbartand East.
Region Info/ Origin
Ballantine's is a range of blended Scotch whiskies produced by Pernod Ricard in Dumbarton, Scotland. Dumbarto is a town and burgh which is the administrative centre of the council area of West Dunbartonshire, and formerly of the historic county of Dunbartonshire, in the West-Central Lowlands of Scotland. The town lies on the north bank of the River Clyde where the River Leven flows into the Clyde estuary. As of 2006, the town had an estimated population of 19,990 and forms a conurbation with Alexandria, Bonhill and Renton with a combined estimated population of 44,690.Dumbarton today increasingly functions as a commuter town for the major City of Glasgow which is 13 miles (21 km) east-southeast.