The BenRiach
9.1

The BenRiach

16 Years Old, Sauternes Finish

ABV 46%

A wonderful dram, retaining the fruity and almondy notes of the sauternes.

Martine Nouet

Specification

The BenRiach

Brand

16 Years Old, Sauternes Finish

Expression

Single Malt

Type

16

Age (Years)

46%

ABV

Speyside

Region/Country

Standard (Distillery or blended)

Bottling Type

Tasting Notes

Martine Nouet

Taster

Nose: Perfumy. Soft fruit. White peaches poached in a honeyed syrup. Vanilla curls up into a crunchy waffle. Freshly squeezed tangerine. Almond milk. So luscious and elegant.

Palate: Satin like. Gently covers the tongue and displays an array of sweet notes. Peach and nectarine again. White chocolate. Pleasantly drying on spices.

Finish: Lingering, spicy with an almondy aftertaste.

Comment: A wonderful dram, retaining the fruity and almondy notes of the sauternes.

Score: 9

Rob Allanson

Taster

Nose: Aromatic with juicy ripe peaches and apricots. Hints of cream and citrus as well, but a touch of malt lurking in there too.

Palate: Coates the mouth with a wonderful sweetness, the juicy fruit is still there too. Hints of confection and gentle spices.

Finish: Mildly nutty with a lingering spice note.

Comment: Tones from the sauternes barrel shine through. Balanced and delightful.

Score: 9.2

9.1
Overall Score

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