BenRiach 1992

Overall rating
90.01/100
votes
126
Whiskybase ID
WB43318
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask Bottling - Batch 10
Vintage
1992
Bottled
06.2013
Stated Age
21 years old
Casktype
Pedro Ximenez Sherry Finish
Casknumber
986
Number of bottles
312
Strength
53.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
18 jul 2013 7:10 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 370.11

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Whisky reviews for BenRiach 1992

7 users have left 8 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 90.01 points.

  1. HunterRomario scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    A beautiful piece of BenRiach, the PX finish I like, just as I like the PX itself. Re-tasted at the 2014 Whisky Festival.
    • Nose
      Dense, heavy smell, PX everywhere, even age, is reflected here. Jitrocel syrup, pendrek, overgrowth gooseberry. A great experience for olfactory cells. (91 b)
    • Taste
      Even though 53.3% of alcohol is not so much, the edges (sharpness) have been washed and trimmed for years in the barrel. Slightly sweetish, then a flush of wood and toasted bread, a tanned barrel. Dry touch, toast. After the glass vents, a lot of bitter chocolate, beauty, appears. (87 b)

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  3. SAND scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    (TASTED BLIND)
    NOSE: Initially old wooden furniture, dustiness, gradually unfolds its complexity; dark citrus, mint, meat stock. Very concentrated. (92p)
    TASTE: The arrival is very concentrated wth buttery dark caramel and overbrewed tea with milk. On the mid palate dry, concentrated, dried (almost dusty) fruits. Flint smoke. Dry browned butter, old leather, tobacco. With water; opens up, looses a little punch but displays more complexity. (92p)
    FINISH: Leather, tobacco, some tannins, hints of crushed black pepper. (90p)
    OVERALL: Lovely whisky and a successfull PX maturation. Takes water well. Total score 92 points.

  4. wncvirus scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Sweet fruit: apricots, pears, baked apples

    Taste: notes of chocolate, apricot, sweet dried fruit, cinnamon. Everything is nicely connected and so consistent.

    Ocema 90 | 100 Good benriach!

  5. tebond968 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Benriach 21y 1992/2013, 53.3%, OB batch 10, PX Finish, Hogshead # 986, 312 bottles
    PX, that's sweet sherry. So a lot of dried and candied fruit, syrup and candy. In random order I can smell cough syrup, dates, figs, raisins (sultanas), pear syrup and candy sugar. Only behind that are herbs hidden. Cloves, licorice, cinnamon. Very light smoke in the background. Tobacco and smoked ham. Juicy oak. Quite complex and especially delicious to smell. The mouthfeel is creamy and thick. The sherry brings more fruit than spices, which I can only applaud. Orange, raisins, dates, figs and candied fruit. Chocolate and candy make it even sweeter. Without it being really sweet. it remains whisky of course. In addition, other than sweet things can be discerned. Nuts for example. And coffee and leather. And herbs such as mint and cinnamon. The oak keeps a low profile. The aftertaste is quite long, sweet and spicy. A more than successful finish if you ask me, the Pedro Ximénez is an absolute added value. Top! 90/100 http://onversneden.com/2014/02/08/benriach-21y-1992-batch-10/

  6. whioli scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      91 91

  7. markjedi1 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Yep, this is the better BenRiach. Very nice PX touch. Thanks, Jeroen!
    • Nose
      Oh, yeah! The nose is a feast. Very sweet on the usual sherry suspects:
      sultanas, espresso, dades, figs, rum raisins and more goodies of the sort, but
      all of the highest quality. Loads of cinnamon, hint of cloves, touch of
      balsamic. Sirop de Liège. Stewed apples. This is amazingly good.
    • Taste
      Full and creamy taste with a huge fruitiness in the shape of caramelized
      oranges, dark chocolate, cough syrup (no joke), fresh garden herbs and plum
      liqueur. This is big. The PX puts its indelible stamp on it and when the result
      is this succulent, there are no regrets.
    • Finish
      Long, warm, sweet, spicy, wonderful finish!

  8. Titi94 scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    My comment : Wonderful nose, very sweet on palate, great body, structure and balance. Good length, some coffee in the aftertaste. Great!

    Tasted by Onsversneden.com (08/02/2014) and scored 90/100. Same score for Serge on Whiskyfun.com.

  9. Titi94 scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Bottler`s Tasting Notes:

    Colour: Golden mahogany.

    Nose: Gentle sultanas laced with barley sugar gently move to stewed apples and hints of cinnamon.

    Taste: Chocolate orange and ripe orchard fruits fill the mouth. Gentle waves of freshly ripped herbs compliment the rich barley and syrup finish.

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