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BenRiach 15-year-old Sauternes

Overall rating
84.68/100
votes
158
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Wood Finish Series
Bottled
20.11.2014
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Sauternes Wine Casks Finish
Number of bottles
4158
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
LH11397
Barcode
5060399680004
Added on
19 Feb 2015 6:33 pm by z-imaging
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 82,75

27 × in wishlist

158 × member ratings

478 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for BenRiach 15-year-old Sauternes

25 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.68 points

  1. MadScientist scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  2. robain scored this whisky 86 points Moderator

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. robain scored this whisky 86 points Moderator

    this whisky is amazing for its value. would really want to test this in cask strength, that would be omg!
    • Nose
      pear, päronsplitt (swedish icecream), sweetness from the sauternes, dry, 
    • Taste
      lightly dry sweetness, oak, dried fruits, honey, butter
    • Finish
      alot of honey and butter

  4. Glen Krid scored this whisky 84 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84

  5. jankes scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84

  6. hs305 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    [September, 2015]  I had this dram during a FoSM club tasting.

    In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50 - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored it 85. I took no detailed notes as the whisky did not interest me.

  7. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Floral, intense, vanilla and crème brûlée on the nose. In the mouth, supple and spicy, the bourbon casks have worked much more than the Sauternes casks, the latter only rounding the corners. Final round and quite long. A little water adds relief to all this. A good whisky but clearly not the best Sauternes Cask / Finish.

    Enthusiasm 3/5

  8. Oloroso-Butt scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      85 85

  9. Oloroso-Butt scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      94 94

  10. Einfach_Supi scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    blind tasting

    Nose: Very nice sherry notes, ripe plums and white peach, honey, some vanilla, mild alcohol.

    Taste: The onset is medium, the ripeness of the fruit is beautiful on the palate, raisins, light honey sweetness, spicy oak

    Finish: Beautifully long and sweet, a hint of bitter chocolate

    Conclusion: A very harmonious sherry whisky, which flatters the nose with the fine aromas, especially for a long time in the empty glass.

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