- Single Malt
- Elixir Distillers (ElD)
- Bottling serie
- The Single Malts of Scotland
- Stated Age
- 22 years old
- Sherry Butt
- Number of bottles
- 58.4 % Vol.
- 700 ml
- Bottle code
- Added on
- 25 May 2019 4:33 pm by drammelzee
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Whisky Reviews for Ben Nevis 1997 ElD
11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.23 points
- Ruben wrote: https://www.whiskynotes.be/2019/ben-nevis/ben-nevis-1997-single-malts-of-scotland/
- It smells like the timing belt of Tom Joad 's Ford T.
- 8/10. very nice indeed. something new with every sip.
rich and deep with maple syrup, summer pudding, candied orange, mushroom risotto, pecorino
thick, oily, very punchy still after 22y (even with water). specialty coffee, strawberry jam, marmalade, tobacco, quite saline, a touch of liquorice. long semi-dry finish, with something mineral and greasy.
- Balance (22.5)
Despite the high degree, it is very comfortable to drink. Interesting whisky, not boring to taste (90.5)
Lacquered wood, leather, grass, a little pine needles ... then coffee with chocolate, oranges .. raw bread. (22.5)
The taste is explosive, juicy, fruit and caramel with raisins, leather with tobacco (23)
Caramel finish, chocolate, leather, varnish, grass, coffee foam with a drop of menthol (22.5)
- Balanced and really delicious
Reach and round sherry, peels and lemon cedra
Deep reach sherry, tabaco, raisins, plumd, dark fruits
Dry, long, reach. Raisins, dark fruits
- Notes from Serge, Whiskyfun.
This one for the whole world! But vorsicht, the sherry might be heavy… Colour: amber. Nose: chocolate and espresso, over concrete dust and pipe tobacco, plus marrow and lamb chorba. Yep. With water: tobacco running the show. Did you ever visit the old Partagas factory in La Habana? Mouth (neat): hate, or love, or hate, or rather love… The fact is, it is very strong, and so you cannot have five cls just to try to make up your mind. So quick, water… Let’s simply state that we may be closer to the OBs this time. With water: the eagle landed. Orange cordial, pipe tobacco, miso, umami, and some tar/liquorice drops. Salted, naturally. Finish: very long, with bouillons, liquorice, salt, marmalade, and waxes. What a combo! And love it that the aftertaste would be much drier, on chocolate and coffee beans. Comments: pretty exceptional. A bottle to keep for thirty years in your cellar – of course whiskies ought to be cellared.
SGP:462 - 90 points.
- Nose 22