Benriach 1998
17 Year Old PX Finish TWE Exclusive

70cl / 48.9%
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Benriach 1998 / 17 Year Old / PX Finish / TWE Exclusive
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A triple-distilled Benriach distilled in 1998 and finished in a Pedro Ximénez sherry puncheon. Bottled exclusively for The Whisky Exchange in July 2015, this is rich yet smooth with classic sherried notes of coffee and dark chocolate, along with a delicate sweetness – definitely one we're proud to put our name to.

Distillery Bottling
17 Year Old
Bottling Date
July 2015
No of Bottles
Cask Type
Sherry Finish
Cask Number


  • Body
  • Richness
  • Smoke
  • Sweetness


  • Nutmeg Nutmeg
  • Raisins Raisins
  • Marmalade Marmalade
  • Hazelnut Hazelnut
  • Dark Chocolate Dark Chocolate
  • Coffee Coffee

Benriach 1998 Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Notes by Stuart P

    Nose: Toasty and nutty, with tempting aromas of walnuts and hazelnuts, beefed up with rich mocha, bitter orange marmalade and cinnamon. A touch of raisiny sweetness from the PX barrel but not heavy or overdone.

    Palate: Rich, smooth texture. Lovely decadent dark chocolate cake, coffee, barrel char and sponge-cake batter, but crucially, not sweet or cloying. The palate is perked up by clove, nutmeg and fresh orange peel.

    Finish: Rich but not sweet, with the mocha notes adding a rich bitterness.

    Comment: A delightfully rich after-dinner dram that would go really well with a chocolate dessert, or alongside a coffee.

2 Customer Reviews

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  • 5
    6 December 2017

    An outstanding single malt! One of my all time favourites, but... sadly you have sold out. Please source more single PX casks like this from BenRiach!

  • 5
    19 November 2016

    Quite wonderful. (Some of my reviews have been banned, - but I guess not this one) It's quite gorgeous, and I'm not usually a fan of sherried whiskies. You have to buy this!