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Overall rating
83.27/100
votes
18
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Connoisseurs Choice
Vintage
1997
Bottled
2013
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
Refill American Hogsheads
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5020613041721
Added on
21 Mar 2013 4:37 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 52.00

3 × in wishlist

18 × member ratings

26 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Benrinnes 1997 GM

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.27 points

  1. Falnor scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      76 76
    • Finish
      77 77

  2. OpiumX scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    Interesting and distinguishable from the classic sherry aging of this Speysider.
    • Nose
      Barley and unripe bananas, have not smelled that in a whisky before. Interesting...
    • Taste
      Breakfast cereals, green apples, a bit of spice and vanilla. Good, reasonably complex and quite interesting.
    • Finish
      Those breakfast cereals seem to have gotten stuck between my teeth. Flossing is not required! Good stuff!

  3. pianoman scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Green apple, kiwi, freshly sawn light wood. Some mint.
    • Taste
      Sweet, fruity. Yellow apple, orange, honey. Some marzipan. Milk chocolate, subtle spices.

  4. Snerik scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    Tasted April, 2016 at Bow Bar, Edinburgh.
    • Nose
      The nose is very pleasant and very sherry driven. It gives of notes of white chocolate, hazelnuts and autumn apples. 
    • Taste
      Gives quite a dry mouthfeel and follows the nose with notes of mixed apples and cacao, and hints of citrus. 
    • Finish
      The finishes seems a big short, however pleasant. Loads of black pepper, mixed with apples and citrus (lime zest in particular). 

  5. hettrum scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

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

  6. Quin scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

     Refill Sherry Butts + rejuvenated  refill Ex-Bourbon-Hogsheads

  7. pilgrim77 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    A good, honest dram. Crisp and clean on the nose with the barley and fruits in a nice balance. A few drops of water brought through more vanilla. Similarly straightforward on the palate, mixing vanilla with pepper and spices. Medium-length, warming finish. Good value for money. 
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

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