Ben Nevis 1997
70cl / 58.4%
22 Year Old Single Malts of Scotland
- Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
- Elixir Distillers
Distilled in February 1997 at Ben Nevis distillery, this Highland single malt was matured in a single sherry butt for 22 years, before being bottled in February 2019 for Elixir Distillers' Single Malts of Scotland range. A rich, fruity whisky it has sweet Christmas cake aromas, alongside pipe tobacco, gingerbread and dried fruits. The palate offers notes of figs, leather, cinnamon and orange peel, before a long finish with notes of fruitcake and peppermint.
Ben Nevis 1997 Reviews
Tasting Notes by the Producer
Fruity pipe tobacco, suede upholstery, oloroso sherry and a flaming Christmas cake. Dark, intense and sumptuous. Korean chicken wings, date syrup, gingerbread biscuits dusted with icing sugar.
Full-bodied texture with bunches of dried fruit – figs, cranberries – and leather. Dessert wine, cinnamon, nutmeg and orange peel. With water, there's some eucalyptus and cough syrup as well.
All tannins and spice: peppermint, burnt fruitcake and sweet Russian caravan tea.