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Overall rating
84.44/100
votes
30
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Wood Range - Wine Cask
Vintage
2008
Bottled
02.2019
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Madeira
Number of bottles
276
Strength
56.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
18 Feb 2019 3:26 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 74,00

4 × in wishlist

30 × member ratings

45 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for BenRiach 2008 CA

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.44 points

  1. gaboruso scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  2. Numwierum scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Red berries, gentle smoke, a certain salty freshness is to be felt. Hints of musty wood.

    Mouth: He starts lively and is still a bit wild in the mouth. Then the red berries, raisins and pleasant sweetness spread.

    Finish: Dryness sets in the mouth and pepper is felt. Some smoke and oak spiciness remain. Medium long, starts strong, but then fades quite fast.

    I like it a lot, the Madeira wine is very present without covering everything. With his youth he still has a lot of power and still offers the charm of Cadenhead's.
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. Dris scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      83 83

  4. theograph scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Watermelon, strawberries, smoke, spices and a bit of salt. Rather unusual.

  5. ctu scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Divisive whisky. Nice marriage between BenRiach and Madeira, but it's youthful for me.
    • Nose
      84 84
      Floral. Forest fruits, vanilla, raisin and orange peel.
    • Taste
      85 85
      Powerful. Peat, red apple, matured oak, pepper, honey and citruses.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Medium length, sweet, fruity.

  6. ARDBERG scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    A sublte Madeira and taste on the palate are much to my liking. Then some longrowesque lightly peated cow stables come through in the madeira finish.
    The Madeira embraces everything and the pink hue in the glas really makes me smile.
    I think this is a fab combo and a fab dram and I imagine this to get better with more air in the bottle. Mine is empty now - only a 3cl sample:-(
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

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