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Ben Nevis 2010 SV

Overall rating
82.41/100
votes
29
Whiskybase ID
WB158140
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
The Un-Chillfiltered Collection
Vintage
05.02.2010
Bottled
02.04.2020
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Refill Butt
Casknumber
130
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5021944107537
Added on
13 May 2020 2:56 pm by Dirk
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

£ 46.48

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29 × member ratings

48 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ben Nevis 2010 SV

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.41 points

  1. milkbonez scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    Nose- that Ben Nevis signature yeasty character. white pepper, salted fruit, lemon sweets, and a unique sort of floral or vegetal/herbal note.

    Taste- much like the nose. bready, yeasty, initially. then comes the mix of tart green apple and citrus elements. There is a bit of funkiness that is def the Ben nevis character.

    Finish- light, refreshing? much more thin than the OB 10.

  2. valasios scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  3. kenisam scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    Very surprising drum, really unexpected quality for its price and reviews. It's been aged in refill butt, but I'm not sure it was a sherry butt at all, so don't expect any sherry influence. I really like it, so I bought a couple of bottles for myself before they were sold out.
    • Nose
      89 89
      Rather gentle nose, a bit flowery, a bit grassy, a touch of lemon and very light touch or smoke. No sherry influence is felt at all.
      After 10 min in a glass, some fruity notes appear, like a touch of red apple and plum.
    • Taste
      90 90
      More intense than the nose, but very harmonic, feels older that 10 years. A touch of smoke, lemon peel, a bit waxy, with a touch of baked apple.
    • Finish
      90 90
      Quite long, lemon, lemon peel, a bit of dark chocolate, a touch of smoke and baked apple.

  4. GIORGOS scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  5. DenverbroncosDuke scored this whisky 74 points Connoisseur

    There is no trace of the sherry, even if it is only supposed to have been refill, except for a little smoke and lemon there is not much. What a shame....
    • Nose
      74 74
      Slightly smoky, lemon, somewhat pungent, mineral, rubbery
    • Taste
      77 77
      Again slightly smoky, a little sweet, aniseed, green, grassy, lemon-apple-like
    • Finish
      72 72
      Very short and soft tapering, again a bit smoky, little else

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