Batch 7 of Balvenie's Tun 1401 series. Named after David Stewart's favourite marrying vat, this was a vatting of nine American oak Bourbon casks and two European oak ex-sherry casks. This was a duty free only release which came to market in March 2013. Nose: Old school, beautiful apple / malt bomb first in the nose, a little alcohol but in the frame, pear is also to light honey pleasant, touch of sea air, a little candle wax, some green tea and instead of red now green apple, a little lemon Taste: Beautiful fruity onset, lots of apple, red, sweet, slightly candied apple, lots of honey sweetness, nice full in the mouth, citrus notes also, lemon ice cream, a hint of salt as well, in the background a touch of dry bread or autumn leaves, a little bit of malt, lavender little and the green tea at the back, but without the dryness, rather sour, stinging nettle, with more sips salt is getting even more of the acid just Finish: Incredibly nice and smooth finish of leather and tobacco. Great!