The Ben Nevis distillery, located at the foot of the mountain of the same name in the Scottish Highlands, has been producing single malt whisky since 1825.
The independent bottler Pat Hock Whisky fills a single port wine barrel (Tawny Port Barrique) in natural cask strength, which was previously allowed to mature for 8 years.
280 bottles, undyed and without cooling filtering, 55.9% vol. Alcohol.
• Distilled at Ben Nevis Distillery in November 2012
• Bottled 2021
• Tawny Port Barrique
• Cask Strength
Smell: Pink pepper, grainy grain with fresh ginger, juicy pears, delicate acidity of port wine and aromatic oak.
Taste: Strong with peppery spiciness, sour drops, ripe pears and their skin, milk chocolate.
Finish: Medium to long, grainy grain note with red currants, hints of plums, slightly dry oak and truffle in the finish.
Country of origin: Scotland
Distillery: Ben Nevis
Bottler: Feingeist GmbH / Pat Hock Whisky
Product category: whisky
Type: Single Malt Scotch
Alcohol content: 55.9% vol.
Dye: Without dye
Cool filtration: Not cool filtered