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BenRiach 20-year-old

Overall rating
87.18/100
votes
35
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Dark Blue Label
Bottled
02.12.2015
Stated Age
20 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
LJ31049
Barcode
5060088790182
Added on
09 Jul 2016 6:21 pm by alectron
Uncolored

Average value

€ 105.18

7 × in wishlist

35 × member ratings

115 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for BenRiach 20-year-old

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.18 points

  1. maltaholic scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Woody, spicy in the aroma. A touch of alcohol. A touch of vanilla.
      Lovely in the mouth. The spice unfolds. Bark, sawdust, juniper, herbs.
      Long, spicy finish.
      Pretty good.

  2. dRambo scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  3. dRambo scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    High sherry but also clear bourbon barrels - nice and round - good PLV
    • Nose
      Beef stock with boiled vegetables, lovage, earthy, grape seeds, sour wine, berries removed
    • Taste
      soft, full-bodied with well-integrated alcohol, aromatic red berries with mint and lots of chocolate, vanilla and nuts
    • Finish
      very long and warming, wood and fruits are very long on the tongue

  4. MM-Speyside scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      75 75

  5. spigray scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  6. spigray scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    a beautiful dram if you like the style.
    87/100
    • Nose
      starts fruity on red berries and apricot. the sherry influence is much more prominent than in the light blue label version. but it´s not a sherry bomb as it stays rather fresh. just the right amount of oak and vanilla. reminds me of good japanese blends because of its harmony.
    • Taste
      same feeling on the palate, it´s just what you expected after nosing. perhaps you can add some plum wine and hints of honey. very harmonious.
    • Finish
      medium to long, becoming a little spicy

  7. lincolnimp scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    This newer version is different to the earlier versions with the white label, heavier and more full bodied.

    Nice stuff, good value.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

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