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Benromach 2009 - Sassicaia

Overall rating
83.76/100
votes
43
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Wood Finish Series
Vintage
2009
Bottled
2017
Casktype
1st Fill Ex-Bourbon + Sassicaia Casks Finish
Number of bottles
7783
Strength
45.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5020613061491
Added on
06 Mar 2017 12:55 pm by maltaholic

Average value

€ 55,56

8 × in wishlist

43 × member ratings

88 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Benromach 2009 - Sassicaia

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.76 points

  1. El Maltador scored this whisky 80 points Member Junior

    Not a bad whisky at all, but I don't think the Sassicaia casks improve the whisky so much. The nose is subtle with red berry notes and mild smoke, but the finish is dissapointingly short and dry. Again, not bad at all, but it feels like it could have been much better.

  2. Hvdree scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  3. rpvdwel scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

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

  4. Mr.Edradour scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    I prefer the "hermitage" in comparison to the other expressions of the wood finish series!

  5. Mr.Edradour scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      84 84

  6. Oloroso-Butt scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      85 85

  7. toklian did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Serge V says: 78 points

    http://www.whiskyfun.com/2017/Benromach-whisky-and-wines.html

  8. thijs100 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    Very similar to the previous batch, which might've had a bit richer palate, if I remember correctly.
    • Nose
      Warm and subtle barbecue smoke, signature Benromach. Aromas of red berries, cherry candy cane, cotton candy and orange lemonade. A hint of sugar. Hovering on the border of becoming too sweet, but staying just on the right side.
    • Taste
      Spicy stuff, with a big pinch of pepper and a whiff of cloves. Ginger too. There's some soft red fruits like strawberries and cranberries. As well subtle notes of smoke and peat.
    • Finish
      Short to medium, with a hint of peat transforming into mellow red fruit.

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