Benmore Special Reserve Scotch Whisky

Overall rating
84.11/100
votes
11
Whiskybase ID
WB77316
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Benmore Distilleries Ltd. (BmDL)
Bottling serie
Black Label
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Label
Very Old
Market
it Italy
Added on
18 jan 2016 2:41 pm by RoyalScotsman

Average value

€ 169.00

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Whisky reviews for Benmore Special Reserve Scotch Whisky

3 users have left 3 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 84.11 points.

  1. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    An old-fashioned dram that suffers a little from the 40% and is not entirely without faults. Nice to have had something like that in my glass again.
    • Nose
      Smells quite light, minimally dusty, it needs a little, then some malt, yellow fruit, clearly no blend, in my opinion, a little flowery, perfumed, light oak, a hint of smoke, overall very pleasant, also pleasantly old-fashioned but already a lot delicate plant.
    • Taste
      light, almost too light, but very harmonious, aroma-technically fuller than the nose suggests. Yellow fruit, light smoke, a little artificial.
    • Finish
      warm and a little bitter, the oak shows up again here, the yellow fruit and also the slightly artificial note, something like "plastic bowl aroma".

  2. ThorstenH scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      81 81

  3. whiskycuse did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Nose: Toasted malt, a lot of spice, some shoe polish and wood polish. A nice sweetness develops, as well as fruity notes such as pears, bananas, but also cotton candy and honey. Fine roasted aromas over time, floral tones and leather.

    Mouth: Fairly sweet, vanilla, sugary and with good strength. Again roasted cereals, ripe bananas and apricots, heather honey, waxy and with a slightly woody touch. Fine bitter notes over time.

    Finish: medium length, still rather sweet, but also with slightly earthy and floral impressions.
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