Bailie Nicol Jarvie

Bailie Nicol Jarvie (40%, Glenmorangie Distillery Co., 2014)

  • Blended scotch whisky
  • 40% ABV, £Discontinued
  • Score: 79/100


What they say:

A very popular blend from Glenmorangie. Bailie Nicol Jarvie is a sweet, delicate blend with Highland, Islay and Speyside whisky, blended with top quality grain whisky.

What I say:

Blended whisky typically consists of a reasonable amount of Single malt scotch, bestowing the flavour and character; and grain whisky to bulk out the volume and alcohol content making the blend much cheaper to produce. BNJ is a particularly old and well established blend and is though to consist of Islay, Highland [possibly Glenmorangie from where it is produced?] and Speyside malts blended with Ayrshire grain whisky [Girvan distillery]. This blend boasts the highest malt content of a blend [around 60% malts].

Sampled at Water of Life Society Tasting Event #3 Going with the grain


Straw gold


Sweet honey, cereal and fruity pears


buttery in flavour and texture, a little waxy, lemon and cereal


Relatively short and clean

Categories: Blends

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