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BenRiach 2006

Overall rating
89.33/100
votes
14
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask Bottling
Vintage
06.04.2006
Bottled
08.2017
Stated Age
11 years old
Casktype
Sauternes Hogshead
Casknumber
1856
Number of bottles
265
Strength
57.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
La Maison du Whisky
Added on
03 Oct 2017 2:18 pm by lrb85
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 124.20

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Whisky Reviews for BenRiach 2006

1 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.33 points

  1. skeuma scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    <tasting note> Benriach Sauternes # 1856 57,6% Nose: poorly defined fruits. Alcohol prevents you from deeply inhaling the glass. The dilution allows to release some fruits with white flesh and subtle notes of precious wood and spices. In mouth same observation, presence of sweet fruits, precision hampered by the presence of alcohol. Nice amplitude associated with the roundness and the expected fruitiness linked to Sauternes. A suitable dilution (4 pipettes for 3cl) reveals precious wood and beautiful spices. Beautiful finish on acidulous fruits and citrus fruits. Not too much sweetness here Yum .. The dilution remains sensitive a pipette too much makes the wood vulgar. There is also a bitterness that goes far behind the sweet fruits. Lonnngue and beautiful persistence on apricots WELL ripe. A good dram not complicated. Special mention for this delicious long and precise persistence. thanks julien

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