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Benromach 2006 - Château Cissac

Overall rating
83.20/100
votes
68
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Wood Finish Series
Vintage
2006
Bottled
20.11.2014
Casktype
Château Cissac Wine Casks Finish
Number of bottles
4200
Strength
45.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
20/11/14
Barcode
5020613049987
Added on
02 Dec 2014 2:27 pm by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 61,40

5 × in wishlist

68 × member ratings

154 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Benromach 2006 - Château Cissac

21 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.20 points

  1. coldsun scored this whisky 59 points Expert Senior

    Flavor has bright notes of fresh berries, currants, apples, cinnamon, spices (curry). Flavor and taste has sour calvados notes. Taste is reach and sweet with notes of berries, currants, dried fruits, oak. Finish is very stable and long.

  2. liquidIT scored this whisky 81 points Member Senior

    after the fact, we feel in the empty glass the cereals (and we can almost smell toasted bread if we feel it at a sufficient distance after the tasting)
    • Nose
      sweet, very cereal, I feel mainly malt that spring
    • Taste
      always light, at first, the malt is felt and soon gives way to a side very nice grilled wood.
      Back touches are lightly fruity can be like dried or cooked fruits. In the long run, a smoked side (almost tobacco) comes to us.
      With a little water, we would smell vanilla and spices, but anesthetize the other flavors present.
    • Finish
      Nice, malty but far too short.

  3. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Marketing completely next to the plate, but blind it remains very good in the absolute!
    We are sold for red berries and we are dealing with a single malt right and right.
    Enthusiasm 3/5 Whisky n ° 1531
    • Nose
      Peat and bacon balance nicely with more malty notes. A fruity hard enough to understand is underlying
    • Taste
      Where are the notes of red wine advertised on the box? If not in the roundness that I perceive? A roundness that complements the aromas perceived in the nose, and gives balance to this dram which I perceive the relative youth. But it works well
    • Finish
      Rather short, with an empty cereal glass.

  4. Achany scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    malt, a lot of spices, oak, some traces of vanilla, and it takes some time until the Grapes, the dark fruits from the cissac casks open up and make this dram a really fine experience. this benromach does reward patience after opening. finish a little short but still - we liked it!
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      81 81

  5. Sonett scored this whisky 71 points Connoisseur

    Not worth the cost.
    • Nose
      Wine influenced nose with some sherry tones. Leather, hay and sugarcane
    • Taste
      Light and thin, lots of tannins, licorice, peppery and harsh
    • Finish
      Rather short and unpleasant, with a sweet tannins finale

  6. Andytka3 scored this whisky 71 points Connoisseur

    Nose:-
    Underlay with musky and warm oat. Apparent winery characters of raisin,
    brandy liqueur and fresh leather. Light peat linger in the middle and
    airy light cocoa. Complex and full of potential but to smoothen certain
    rough edges.

    Taste:- Light body
    and frizzy, crisp and prickly. Mouth filled tannin and layers with soft
    smoke make the bold presents. Hints of under ripe berries, drying out.
    Chewy but towards harsh.

    Finish:- Smooth, medium length. Hot and peppery mouth coating. Lightly hollow and spirity. Lack depth. Raw.

    — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      80 80

  7. mrgood scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Water amplifies this one magnificiently
    • Nose
      Sweet iced tea, lemon tang. bubble gum?!?  Very slight hint of chocolate.  Bacon, daisies, toffee, hint of smoke.
    • Taste
      Lemon cherry. A little ginger.  Bear... that's not a typo :-)
    • Finish
      tangerine

  8. Whiskyflasken scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80

  9. Mr.Edradour scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    In comparison with the hermitage wood finish I prefer this chateau cissac finish, even if it is one year less matured.

  10. Mr.Edradour scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Good NAS whisky with big influence of the used fresh casks.
    • Nose
      Very fruity, melon, apples, orange, some floral and oaky notes and a well balanced peat smoke.
    • Taste
      Vanilla, honey, toffee, milk-chocolate, cacao, nuts, grapefruit/lemon, wine flavours, oak, spices like pepper and peat smoke.
    • Finish
      Medium long, warm and mouthwatering.

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