- Benriach 18 Year Old 1997 Cask #85089
BenRiach 18 Year Old 1997 vintage Speyside single malt Scotch whiskey. Single cask bourbon barrel #85089 bottled September 2015. 167 numbered bottles exclusive for the United Kingdom market.
Nose: A classic harmony of tarte tatin, cinnamon and a subtle back note of desiccated coconut, surrounded by warm oak-spices and barley sugars.
Palate: A delicious avalanche of fruits and crisp green apples, which develops to dried apricots then sweetens to ripe melons. This is perfectly balanced with a fresh twist of lime, a dusting of vanilla sugar and a contrasting peppery oak.
BenRiach Single Malt Whiskey
Benriach Distillery in 1898 just south of Elgin complete with a siding connecting it directly to the great North of Scotland Railway. But Benriach was forced to close in 1900 and remained closed until 1965 and whilst its traditional floor maltings continued to operate complete with the pagoda roof over the malt kiln it too finally closed in 1999. Having re-opened in 2004 the Benriach range is now extensive and features age expressions beginning with Benriach 10 years, 16 Year Old and vintage cask releases running back to the 1970s. The distillery is owned by Brown Forman of America.