Scotch Single Malts — Benrinnes
Benrinnes 'Cadenhead' 2007 / 12 years old 57.2%
The Benrinnes distillery has over the years gained a well-deserved reputation for its fruity, elegant and very easy-going style of whisky. This selection from Cadenhead was matured in an ex-bourbon cask, a wood that brings out the distillery's syrupy, fruity flavours. Starting with those wonderful fruits, it builds to an aroma of banana bread, a...
Benrinnes 'Old Malt Cask' 2003 / 14 years old 50%
This release from Old Malt Cask, from Benrinnes Distillery in Speyside is 14 years old and was distilled in 2003. The nose is creamy with vanilla fudge, butterscotch and pears. The creaminess is carried through the palate with the addition of custard powder, and sweet tablet. There is a long and lingering sweet finish.
Benrinnes 'Adelphi' 2009 / 10 years old #301414 55.9%
Drawn from a 1st fill Oloroso sherry butt, this Benrinnes shows a beautiful dark colour and thick beading (indicating a viscous dram). The aroma is redolant of of chocolate brownies, dry and a wee bit burnt, along with ginger snaps and a steak peppercorn sauce. The palate delivers a massive mouthfeel, great texture with beach bonfire, streaky ba...
Benrinnes 'Signatory' 1996 / 22 years old 52.3%
This Benrinnes comes to us from Signatory Vintage, it is a single cask expression from a ex-American hogshead yielding only 280 bottles. This bottling has a nice golden hue to it from the American oak cask maturation, so expect a good dollop of honey (borrage, heather) and vanilla to go along with Benrinnes' typical fruity (stewed summer fruit ...