BenRiach 1968 From Speyside to Kobe

Overall rating
92.31/100
votes
28
Whiskybase ID
WB20992
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
1968
Bottled
08.2010
Stated Age
41 years old
Casktype
Hogshead
Casknumber
2709
Number of bottles
104
Strength
51.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Bar Main Malt and to Celebrate Sone Bussan's 60th Anniversary
Market
jp Japan
Added on
08 mar 2011 4:06 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 595.00

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28 × member ratings

11 × in collection

Whisky reviews for BenRiach 1968 From Speyside to Kobe

3 users have left 3 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 92.31 points.

  1. LaphiLauer scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      92 92

  2. toklian did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Serge says:

    Benriach 41 yo 1968/2010 (51%, OB from Speyside to Kobe  for Bar Main Malt, hogshead, cask #2709, 104 bottles)
    Colour: deep gold. Nose: look, I had the previous 1970 at 92 points but
    after having nosed this 1968, I simply had to downgrade it a bit
    because THIS is the sugar. And utterly perfect fruitiness blending with
    tiny phenolic, mineral and oily notes that can only make us think of a
    great Montrachet. All that is quite unbelievable and only the very best
    1976s can match this in my opinion. High high high. Mouth: simple and
    evident. Tropical fruit juice with just hints of spices that make it all
    extremely elegant and light (which is the opposite of weak or thin in
    this context). A sylphlike fruity profile, it’s impossible not to love
    it. Finish: medium long, extremely fresh, wonderfully fruity and
    miraculously un-oaky. Comments: one of the unbeatables. I know those
    notes were short but mind you, there were only 104 bottles! SGP:751 - 93 points.

  3. Derekyu928 scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    【First】: Fruit feeling bursting faint (++) White peach (+++) Lychee (+) Rose (++) Hint of red burned burnt barley Caramel coated bitter chocolate Dead leaf cigar tip 【 Middle】: The body is solid in the bottom and spreads in the slightly viscous oral cavity (+) Coating of the white peach rose that penetrates into the tongue with a sense of connection to the finish (++) 【Finish】: The alcoholic feeling is unified and the fruit feeling of sharp nose escape is excellent burning wood with excellent shiny finish - Make flavored lumps in front of wheat throat and enjoy a superb Benrift flavor for several minutes http://www.whiskylink.com/?p=2606

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