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BenRiach Heart of Speyside

Overall rating
78.72/100
votes
31
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2016
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 700 ml
Label
New Design 2016
Bottle code
LK10185
Added on
08 Dec 2016 8:52 am by vb_bembel
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 32,98

2 × in wishlist

31 × member ratings

70 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for BenRiach Heart of Speyside

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.72 points

  1. AdamsB scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    Very good whisky without indicating age
    • Nose
      72 72
      fresh, malty, honey, vanilla, drying hay, young oak
    • Taste
      78 78
      honey, vanilla, lemon, light oak
    • Finish
      78 78
      short, spicy, oak

  2. coldsun scored this whisky 17 points Expert Senior

    Flavor is fresh with sweet flowers and oak notes. Taste has elemtns of sweetness and oak but it is little bit poor and sharp and tartat other hand. Finish is sweet with vanilla notes and it still tart.

  3. Andytka3 scored this whisky 73 points Connoisseur

    N-
    Garden, crisp and sharp crushed green leaf, fresh pine and almonds.
    Whiff of off rubber and tarry notes emerged, underlay with scents of
    cardboard.

    P- Direct, farm-y, floral and thin honey with plenty of hot numbing spices. Soft peat lingers and quite mouthful. Thicker compared to previous releases (2006)

    F- Medium, earthy notes, tart spirit and raw wood driven.

    — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      81 81

  4. vb_bembel scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Nice Entry-Level-Malt with lots of fruit and honey.
    No artificial colouring - NCF!
    Recommended.
    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80

  5. vb_bembel scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    The BenRiach Heart of Speyside is the perfect introduction to the
    Classic Speyside range. This single malt reveals intriguing notes of fruit, honey, heather, spice and oak and is bottled at 40%.

    40% ABV Tasting Notes Nose


    Fresh heather, fruit, honey, nuts and oak wood. Colour


    Amber, gold. TasteThis expression cleverly captures fruit, honey, heather
    and spice notes against a backdrop of mellow oak wood, in a fresh and
    lively combination.

    Notes by Benriach

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