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Whisky: BenRiach 1997-2012
Serie: Connoisseurs Choice
Age: NAS
Type: Single malt
Distilled: 1997
Bottled: 2012
Cask Type: Refill sherry hogsheads
Strength: 46%
Distillery: BenRiach Distillery
Bottler: Gordon & MacPhail
Country: Scotland: Speyside
Date: 13-02-2016
Nose: Light, fresh, ref fruit, light oiliness.
Flavour: Fresh fruitiness, cake, some pepper, a little wood, pleasant bitterness, lasting tasty finish.
Body: Smooth, gentle creaminess, stimulating dryness, some kiwi pulp like texture.
Comments: From the first sip it's obviously quite an atypical Benriach with a more playful character than the originals. I wouldn't mind tasting more of these.
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