Ben Nevis 16 Year Old 1998 vintage Highland single malt Scotch whiskey. Single cask refill hogshead #10556 bottled November 2014 by Douglas Laing & Co. for the Old Particular series. 306 bottles.
NOSE: Abundantly sweet – home baked style + vanilla’d butter cream on warm sponge.
PALATE: Still sweet, developing to more spices + a poached fruit in a vanilla’d syrup character.
FINISH: Medium long – replicating nose & palate + a lingering milk chocolate quality.
Ben Nevis Distillery
Ben Nevis Single Malt Whiskey
Ben Nevis Distillery is a Highland malt whiskey distillery established by John McDonald in 1825 at Inverlochy just north of Fort William and rests at the foot of Ben Nevis, Scotland's highest mountain. A Coffey's Still was installed in in 1955 and both malt and grain whiskies were produced simultaneously until 1981. The core range comprises Ben Nevis 10 Year Old, McDonald's Traditional and single cask bottling are released from time to time. The distillery is owned by Nikka of Japan.