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BenRiach 2005

Overall rating
88.44/100
votes
11
Whiskybase ID
WB148939
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Cask Bottling
Vintage
22.04.2005
Bottled
2020
Stated Age
14 years old
Casktype
Sauternes Hogshead
Casknumber
1041
Number of bottles
295
Strength
56.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
whisky.de exklusiv
Market
de Germany
Added on
12 Feb 2020 10:28 pm by Astrid
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 108.50

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11 × member ratings

37 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for BenRiach 2005

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.44 points

  1. John87 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  2. leeho scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. Kantenmechaniker scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    This whisky shows its strength in my mouth. Nice sweet whisky, Benriach and Sauternes has been a good combination for me so far. So I bought the bottle blindly and don't regret it after trying it.
    • Nose
      Slightly floral, marzipan, sweet, very nutty, honey, slightly mint, almost like syrup, mango ice cream, so more creamy than fruity, spice cake, passion fruit, all in all very lovely and has something of a dessert
    • Taste
      sweet start, nuts, full-bodied, vanilla, honey, then some oak comes through, thus slightly tart and a good counterpoint to the sweetness in the start
      the second sip puts a shovel on it, now there are roasted flavors with the nuts, harmonious, light acidity, also comes from the slightly exotic fruit in the mouth, in the direction of mango, but a little fermented, very tasty, I like it very much, already very creamy,
    • Finish
      the sweetness is still struggling with the tart oak, slightly salty, the dry one is gaining the upper hand, bitten grape skin, chewed hazelnuts, if you only have the taste of the skin, more and more nutty, the mango is still swinging on the palate, very pleasant

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