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A milestone release from Benriach, this is the first core expression comprising spirit produced predominantly since the 2004 takeover by Billy Walker and his consortium. A classic Speyside whisky.Tasting Notes (2)
Tasting Notes by Stuart P
Nutty, rich, damp earth. Almonds and hazelnuts, with appealing green-apple freshness aromas of lemon and grapefruit, lifted by cinnamon, nutmeg and toffee. Lovely and fresh.
Floral and spicy, with clean, bright fruit: green apples, pears, honeysuckle. There’s some spiciness in there, too – a little black pepper, a hint of clove and a touch of crème brûlée.
The spiciness hangs on, but the overriding character is fresh, clean fruit. Refreshing and lip-smacking.
For me, this is classic Speyside, with its gentle character and refreshing fruit. Well balanced and very well made.
Producer's Tasting Notes
Crisp summer gold.
A fresh and lively combination of 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.
Warm toasted oak spices flood through green apple skins and dried apricots, ripening to hints of peach and soft banana. Subtle touches of aniseed and lemon zest create a contrasting edge to the fruit and add an intriguing character to the long, crisp barley finish.
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As of now, this is my go-to Speyside. (For reference - I find Glenmorangie 10 and Glenlivet 12 a little bland for my taste.) The notes above are pretty much spot on. There's also a bit of a citrus note. The tannins here do bring, in equal parts, a mild sourness and bitterness (not negative notes, far from it, engaging ones.) I enjoy this even more with a small dash of water - tips the balance in favor the sour notes, unlocks the pear-y flavors, and adds a touch of honey that's just lovely.
An absolute belter. Some great spice and warmth to this dram with consistent pear notes and a slight taste of banana.
Also purchased the 20yr miniature and found the 10 year to be much more enjoyable. In its price range I'm yet to find a better single malt.
Wow I have to admit this whisky suprised me with how good it is. I wasn't expecting much after I had Benriach 16 previously which I bought after being highly reccomendend it and I didn't like it. But the 10 is lovely: beautiful colour, really fruity smell and really fruity Taste. Very smooth for a 10 year old although it does have some slight kick which you can feel in the after taste on your tongue, but it goes away after not too long. This is a nice dram overall.
Got one for Christmas- bought two in January
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