Balvenie A Day Of Dark Barley 26YO 47.8% 700ml

$1,816.99 (Regular price $1,996.99) On Sale

The third release in The Balvenie Stories range is a particularly rich and exciting 26 year old expression, title A Day of Dark Barley. It sounds quite ominous, doesn't it? Don't worry, here's a spoiler to the end of the story - it results in excellent whisky!

This expression harks back to a day in 1992, when Balvenie mashman Brian Webster and maltman Robbie Gormley took in a delivery of dark barley, kicking of a long experiment. Dark barley isn't a common sight in the whisky world - you're more likely to see it put to use in beer brewing, particularly those yummy stouts we hear people talking about. Turns out, it also makes yummy single malt. Ideal.

Nose: Big malty notes, soft brown sugar, vanilla toffee, blossom honey and a mild oaky spiciness.

Palate: Syrupy with a toffee sweetness, some citrusy notes of tangy orange peel, followed by oak vanilla and a touch of cinnamon and ginger spices at the end.

Finish: Enduring gentle waves of vanilla and oak spices.

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Shipping Costs

Up to 12 bottles of wine or equivalent mls:North Island (non-rural): $7.00North Island (rural): $12South Island(non-rural): $10South Island(rural): $17

Up to 24 bottles of wine or equivalent mls:North Island (non-rural): $14North Island (rural): $24South Island(non-rural): $20South Island(rural): $34

Chatham & Stewart Island: Addition delivery cost

Waiheke Island: $45.00

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Exceptions during December:

In December, please allow 3 business days for delivery. The last day for Christmas orders is Monday 18th December at 5 am for all South Island and all rural deliveries, and the Tuesday19th December at 10am for North Island non-rural deliveries. After these dates Regional Wines cannot guarantee delivery before 25th December.