Thursday, December 26, 2013

Benromach 30 Year Old Single Malt Scotch


Benromach 30 Year Old Single Malt Scotch...$419.99 / 750ml
Matured in first fill and refill Sherry casks Benromach 30 Year Old is a rich, elegant Single Malt from Speyside's smallest working distillery. This whisky was awarded the Best Single Malt Scotch Whisky 28-34 Years (Multiple Casks), scoring 95.5 points out of 100, in Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2012.



AROMA WITHOUT WATER
Initial rum and raisin notes, with a delicate vanilla edge. Smooth peach and nectarine fruit flavours mingle beautifully with toasted malt.

TASTE WITHOUT WATER
Hints of rich Sherried Christmas cake, with a touch of marzipan. Some mixed spices emerge. Smooth and creamy with mouth warming qualities.

AROMA WITH WATER
Subtle ripe green apples notes, with a delicate touch of smoke (charred oak) comming to the fore. Some malty notes become apparent.

TASTE WITH WATER
An initial burst of Sherry sweetness, with a hint of peat smoke emerging. Some hints of black pepper. Smooth and moreish.

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