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BenRiach 2010 BR

Overall rating
86.13/100
votes
33
Whiskybase ID
WB179085
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Berry Bros & Rudd (BR)
Vintage
2010
Bottled
2020
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Plavic Mali Dalmation Wine Cask (Finish)
Casknumber
3742
Strength
62.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Kirsch Import Germany
Added on
16 Mar 2021 8:06 pm by TP-Darknight
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 229.90

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Whisky Reviews for BenRiach 2010 BR

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.13 points

  1. Numwierum scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Smell: Sweet red berries, strong alcohol, forest honey, light earthy notes, orange jam and light hints of wood.
    Taste: Very strong and intense start, white pepper and still sweet, then ripe red berries and cherries prevail. Fine herbal aromas.
    Finish: dry and long, still strong, fermented cherries and spicy oak aromas.
    Conclusion: The wine finish has done a great job here and brings in a great, strong but harmonious red wine aroma for my taste. The 62.2% are already very present, but the whisky can be easily diluted with water.
    If you are into red wine aromas in whisky, this is the right place for you.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  2. leeho scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  3. whiskyinstitut scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Quite okay, but that's too imposing for me. You can always finely separate the barrel influence from the spirit in the nose and on the palate.
    • Nose
      84 84
      Tart red berries, somewhat metallic youth, grassy and grainy undertones, but raspberries and overripe strawberries, wet and slightly moldy wood remain dominant
    • Taste
      85 85
      Again a lot of red fruits, very present alcohol, very spicy and directly dry, again a bit metallic and grainy
    • Finish
      85 85
      Dry and extremely fruity finish, a lot of heat in the mouth, the fruits remain extremely present

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