Benriach 42 Year Old
Director's Special

70cl / 41%
  • Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Elixir Distillers
Benriach 42 Year Old / Director's Special
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A single-cask Benriach 42 Year Old, bottled to celebrate The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show: Old & Rare 2018. The whisky has juicy notes of tropical fruit, accompanied by sweet spice, mint and vanilla cream.

Director's Special is an exclusive series from The Single Malts of Scotland, which showcases rare whiskies that have been aged to perfection.

Elixir Distillers
Director's Special
42 Year Old
No of Bottles


  • Vanilla Vanilla
  • Mint Mint
  • Grapefruit Grapefruit
  • Mango Mango
  • Milk Chocolate Milk Chocolate
  • Oak Oak

Benriach 42 Year Old Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting notes from the producer

    Nose: Passion fruit, mango and grapefruit lead, with hints of damp and leafy mint pointing towards the long and careful ageing. The wood has left hints of sweet spice, but the sweet and sour tropical notes dominate.

    Palate: The mouthfeel is juicy and warming, with the topical notes all coming together at once: guava, mango and grapefruit. Cardamom and vanilla cream complement the citrus, adding hints of milk chocolate, spiced chai tea and creamy fudge at the back of t the palate.

    Finish: The fruit lingers but the oak remains, leaving a pleasing spiciness on the tongue.

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  • 5
    7 March 2018

    Super Fruitbomb, excellent 70s Benriach