BenRiach 17 Year Old Septendecim


17 Year Old Septendecim

(0.7l, 46%)

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A different kind of smoke.

BenRiach is a story of loss and return. John Duff founded the distillery in Morayshire back in 1898. Just two years later the stills were mothballed in the wake of the The Great Whisky Recession and famous Pattison’s bankruptcy. In order to keep the lights on, Duff malted grain at BenRiach and distilled at Longmorn. The property changed hands several times among industry giants. But then a group of passionate dram-lovers contacted the famous Whisky expert Billy Walker to help them rescue this noble house in 2004. Today it is one of the rare, independent Scotch distilleries.

In the word “Septendecim” you see the Latin roots that tell you this is a 17 YO single malt. Geographically, it is a Speyside Whisky from Morayshire west of the Spey River that’s aged exclusively in ex-Bourbon casks.

But this edition is peated and smoky, so it sips more like a combination of a fruit-forward Speysider and a smoky Islay dram. And it pours out of the bottle at a healthy 46% ABV without chill filtering, so all of the complex flavors come through in the best way possible.

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  • Style
    Single Malt Whisky
  • Region
    Speyside Whisky
  • Country
  • Alcohol
  • Distillery
  • Bottler
  • Age
    17 Year Old

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Single Malt Scotch Whisky is made in Scotland using a pot still distillation process at a single distillery, with malted barley as the only grain ingredient. It must be matured in oak casks in Scotland for at least three years (most single malts are matured longer).

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Warm Gold

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Grilled apples and fresh toasted pecans with peat and honey

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Peat jumps up first, then leather, rum-raisins, and warm baked apples

Long and savory
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