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The 40 year-old expression is a batch of just 150 hand numbered bottles, which will be available exclusively in travel retail from July, with each one priced at around £2,500. The new bottling was aged in sherry casks and refill hogsheads.
"This is the first time we have created a 40yo for The Balvenie," said Balvenie master distiller David Stewart. "I'm lucky to work for a family that allows its whisky stocks to age on...The whiskies used in this expression date from the mid 1960s, and it's important that we took our time to find the right mix of casks and get this new expression right."
Each bottle is presented in a bespoke wooden box, handmade in oak by Scottish craftsmen Sam Chinnery and hand-engraved by his