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Benromach 1972 Heritage

Overall rating
94.20/100
votes
7
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
1972
Bottled
11.12.2018
Stated Age
46 years old
Casknumber
4471
Number of bottles
75
Strength
55.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
28 Feb 2019 11:32 am by ctu
Cask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 1753,50

2 × in wishlist

7 × member ratings

Level Username Rating
Member Junior benaj0
100
Newbie Yonib
99
Newbie ouyangsn
95
Newbie Valicraciun
95
Expert Senior Maltbehr64
92
Member Senior Whiskyblower
90
Connoisseur thijs100
89

2 × in collection

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1
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Whisky Reviews for Benromach 1972 Heritage

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 94.20 points

  1. Mr.Sandwich did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Tasting Note by The Producer

    Nose: Enjoy the tantalising notes of vanilla custard, honey and baked pineapple, mingling with intriguing hints of beeswax polish, mature oak and an edge of fresh menthol

    Palate: Savour the smooth sweetness beautifully balanced by a gentle dash of warm pepper. A medley of ripe tropical fruits, mango and passion fruit develops.

    Finish: Candied citrus peel and dried tobacco lead to subtle undertones of aniseed.

  2. Maltbehr64 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Dave Broom:

    Nose
    Full-bodied, mature yet graceful. There’s a distinct oiliness to begin with sitting alongside cedar/hinoki, light incense and a little dried apricot. A green, herbal element (chervil and sweet cicely) then lifts off, before we bed down in wax polish, red apples and soft orchard fruit. The richness of age is on show here – beautifully balanced, layered and complex. It encourages watering so it can show off more resinous elements. Savoury, exotic, with scented woods. Sophisticated.

    Palate
    There seems to be a tickle of smoke, but the palate is dominated by super-ripe fruits – both hedgerow and tropical. There’s light grip but the waxiness keeps any tannic attack well at bay. As with the nose, water is welcome, adding a further dimension and an increase in spice.

    Finish
    Ripe tropical fruits with the slight dustiness of age – and a hint of wood ash. Remains highly complex.

    Conclusion
    Some (but not many) old whiskies take you into a different flavour world. This has that quality. That’s what 46 years in refill can do. Relaxed, complex, layered.

    Right place, right time
    Night time, sprinkled by Stardust…

    https://scotchwhisky.com/whisky-reviews/new-whiskies/23253/batch-189/

  3. thijs100 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Just a tad too much oak on the palate to vault over that 90 point threshold. Love the complexity, but it would’ve benefited from a bit more balance.
    • Nose
      A proper amount of sandalwood with a touch of menthol, as well as warming spices such as cinnamon. There’s a whiff of beeswax and furniture polish, accompanied by triple sec and pickled lemon peel. Finally a faint note of stewed pears, and caramel glazed red apple. A drop of water brings out a hint of pralines.
    • Taste
      Nice creamy, oily mouthfeel. Very rich and mouth-watering. A sugary sweet arrival, with a good amount of old wood. Maybe a little too much? Cloves and nutmeg surface, as does a touch of aniseed, and orange marmalade as well. Water brings out cinnamon as well.
    • Finish
      A whiff of smoke, lingering oak and orchard fruits. Medium in length.

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