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Overall rating
81.75/100
votes
10
Whiskybase ID
WB166935
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Hunter Laing (HL)
Bottling serie
Hepburn's Choice
Vintage
2010
Bottled
2020
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt
Number of bottles
782
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
5060354272794
Added on
07 Oct 2020 12:56 am by Astrid
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 49.05

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Whisky Reviews for BenRiach 2010 HL

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.75 points

  1. Wolf68 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

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

  2. Squinugie scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      79 79

  3. ralle1968 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    The Hepburn Benriach has a soft nose. Fruity and compote: gooseberry, rhubarb, strawberry - everything under a meringue hood. In addition, some shortcrust pastry and a touch of oak spice.

    The second nose is spicier, less fruity. The fruit flavors and the shortcrust pastry combine to form a tart - without meringue.

    On the palate it is alcoholic, then spicy, then grainy. There is hardly anything left of the fruit compote; a mu of smoke occupies the rear aroma cookie. If it weren't for that slight meringue sweetness, I wouldn't think this dram was the same as the one I was holding under my nose.

    Aftertaste: medium length, some sweetness, grain and oak.

    Second sip: At first some fruit, but then immediately intense oak spice, paired with a little sweet smoke.

    Second aftertaste: decongestant following the second palate impression.

    Tip: Hold your trunk in the glass while drinking, tasting and relishing. Then there will be something with the fruit compote.
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      75 75

  4. Daniel Hohleweg scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84

  5. DenverbroncosDuke scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Classic sherry whisky with comparatively light sherry notes at an affordable price
    • Nose
      85 85
      Prunes, raisins and figs, preserved fruits
    • Taste
      86 86
      Wonderful nutty and buttery flavors, hazelnut, like a crumble with steamed / boiled down fruits
    • Finish
      82 82
      Chocolate finish with clotted cream, becoming a bit bitter but still okay

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