BenRiach 10 Year Old

BenRiach

10 Year Old

(0.75l, 43%)


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$69.99
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The BenRiach distillery, one of the few independent Scottish distilleries left, was founded in 1898 by John Duff. The distillery has largely remained inactive during the 20th century since it was mothballed in 1900 due to the collapse of a major Scotch Whisky purchaser. It was reopened again in 1965, but remained struggling until 2004 when it was acquired by an independent consortium. The company is now lead by two South African funding partners, Geoff Bell and Wayne Keiswetter, and Scotch expert Billy Walker.

In the Heart of Speyside, between the barley fields and the foothills of the Grampian Mountains, lies this famous Scottish distillery. As for all great distilleries they use mostly, if not exclusively, resources that are locally available. The grains used for production grow all around the distillery and the water is drawn through the rocks from deep below.

This 10YO has all of the characteristics you’d expect from a classic Speyside Whisky. Spending time in a combination of ex-bourbon and ex-sherry casks, this single malt is teeming with vibrant fruit-filled flavors, and warm notes of oak spices and green apple as well as the signature peach and apricot flavors characteristic of BenRiach. But it doesn’t stop there, this delectable Whisky also features notes of banana, with a hint of aniseed, lemon zest, and barley. An incredible orchestra of flavors, this 10YO has a depth and complexity you might not expect from a dram its age. So be a dear, treat your tongue. 

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  • Style
    Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Region
  • Country
    United Kingdom, Scotland
  • Alcohol
    43%
  • Distillery
  • Bottler
    BenRiach
  • Age
    10 Year Old

Flavour Spiral™

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smoky
green apple
lemon zest
toasted oak
slightly sweet
ginger
banana
peach
apricot
What does BenRiach 10 Year Old taste like?

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We invented Flavour Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.
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Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland and some other parts of the world distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and USA they spell it Whiskey.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Golden yellow honey

Smell / Nose / Aroma
Crisp, green orchard fruits, stem ginger and hints of tangerine mellows to creamy vanilla with a delicate note of mint and a gentle twist of citrus, all held together with a sweet barley back note

Taste / Flavor / Palate
Warm toasted oak spices, green apples and dried apricots, ripening to hints of peach and soft banana with subtle touches of aniseed and lemon zest

Finish
Long and crisp, with notes of barley
Ratings & Reviews
Lucas
Lucas,
Incredibly smooth. Apple flavor with hints of smoke really make for a great single malt.
anonymous
anonymous,
Wife bought me a bottle in NYC a few months back and I finally got around to opening it. After tasting it for the first time, not sure why I waited so long. Outstanding flavor, character, and depth. One of the best values out there for an outstanding dram at at great price. Get it while you can would be my advice.
Marc
Marc,
Delicious.
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