Dewar Rattray Cask Collection

Ben Nevis

1996, 13 Years Old

ABV 58.2%
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Brand: Ben Nevis, Dewar Rattray
Expression: 1996, 13 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 13 years old
Year of bottling: 2010
ABV: 58.2%
Country/Region: Scotland / Highland
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Bottled by: Dewar Rattray
Tasting notes
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Slightly raw. Turnip greens, cooking cabbage and draff. This vegetable sulphuriness dominates.
Palate: Clean with a little nutty note but the sulphur remains. Water improves it and suggests what this could have become. Grassy and sweet.
Finish: Sulphur.
Comment: An inactive cask hasn’t allowed the sulphur to be removed fully. Nothing wrong with the spirit, it’s just been bottled too early.
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Initially very estery, almost solvent edge to it. Moves into the paint thinner side of things.
Palate: Sharp and bitter. Has a cloying red plum skin note that fills the mouth.
Finish: Lingering.
Comment: Not sure what is going on with this, but not my sort of thing.
Visit the distillery
Ben Nevis Distillery, Lochy Bridge, Fort William, Highland, Highland, Scotland
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