Benromach

35 Years Old

ABV 43%
REVIEWED Issue 137
Specifications
Brand: Benromach
Expression: 35 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 35 years old
ABV: 43%
Country/Region: Scotland
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Awards
Editor's Choice
Issue 137
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Benromach Distillery, Invererne Road, Forres, Moray, Speyside, Scotland
Taster   Joel Harrison
Nose: A phenomenal nose of bright strawberries, cherries, and red apples which meet the delicate-yet-omnipresent oak notes perfectly. An old head on young shoulders.
Palate: And here we go again with the palate. A cornucopia of flavours, from the dark black cherry through to the rich vanilla and the oak, which sparks throughout.
Finish: The whole thing continues through to the finish, which is perfectly balanced.
Comment: What a well-balanced whisky, full of flavour and poise.
9.5
Taster   Chris Goodrum
Nose: Dusty, mature Oloroso with orange peel. Treacly, smoky and pruney with bonfire embers, green nuts, camphor, dark roasted coffee and a touch of chocolate orange.
Palate: Soft and mellow with dark honey and treacle, burnt wood, smoke and green nuts. Plenty of oxidised fruit character and bitter chocolaty tannins.
Finish: Long and crisp with lingering dark honey tannins, sweet spice and raisinated fruit. Slightly astringent green nut after-taste.
Comment: A lovely, clean and sherry matured Spey.
8.9
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