Benriach 12 Years Sherry

This 12-year-old Benriach has been matured in Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez sherry casks. This combination opens a whole new perspective on the distillery.

This 12-year-old Benriach has been matured in Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez sherry casks. This combination opens a whole new perspective on the distillery.

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695
Benriach
Scotland, Speyside
Single Malt Whisky
12 Years
46%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Sherry, Sherry
Chill filtration - WithoutArtifical colouring - Without
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Nosing
Sherry:
Sweet:
Fruit:
Spices:
Herb:
Chocolate:
Dark Chocolate:
Coffee:
Vanilla:
Raisin:
Oak:
Peat Smoke:
Alcohol:
Dried Fruit:
Orange:
Pear:
Zitrus:
Berries:
Caramel:
Honey:
Herbs:
Apple:
Cake:
Cherry:
Cinnamon:
Fig:
Floral:
Ginger:
Grape:
Malt:
Mint:
Nuts:
Plum:
Tasting
Sherry:
Sweet:
Fruit:
Spices:
Herb:
Oak:
Coffee:
Chocolate:
Vanilla:
Fig:
Raisin:
Dark Chocolate:
Nuts:
Dried Fruit:
Peat Smoke:
Pepper:
Oil:
Zitrus:
Alcohol:
Cherry:
Malt:
Orange:
Berries:
Cinnamon:
Grape:
Grapefruit:
Lemon:
Nutmeg:
Finish
Sherry:
Oak:
Sweet:
Fruit:
Malt:
Herb:
Chocolate:
Spices:
Coffee:
Nuts:
Alcohol:
Dark Chocolate:
Dried Fruit:
Peat Smoke:
Caramel:
Cherry:
Leather:
Pepper:
Vanilla:

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06. May 2015
Nosing:
Lots of sherry, spice, dark fruit, sweetness, dry fruits, figs, plums, raisins
Taste:
Mild replaced by spiciness, light bitterness, fruits, dark fruits
Finish:
Long
Nosing:
CoffeeDark ChocolateSpices
Taste:
SherryCoffeeFigVanillaFruit
Finish:
SherryFruit
10. Oct 2016
Matured in a combination of first fill Oloroso and PX casks, this sherry whisky delivers distinctive aromas such as dried fruits, raisins and bitter chocolate. At first, the nose is somewhat subdued and featureless. After adding a drop of water, you can find cinnamon, walnuts and even some hints of coffee. BenRiach 12 Sherry Wood tastes sweet, intense and aromatic with Christmas spices, dark fruits and a delicate nuttiness. The finish is peppery sweet and surprisingly long with well-balanced European oak cask bitterness. A solid Single Malt that has minor flaws in the aroma.
RATING: 3.8/5.0 ≙ 87 pts
03. Jan 2020
Nosing: SherryCherryCaramelSweetVanillaApplePearDried FruitRaisinMintChocolate :apricot:

Taste: SherryFruitSpicesDried FruitChocolateOakCoffee :apricot:

Finish: HerbOakSweetSherryDried FruitSpicesNuts

Comment:
SuperDrams
20. Nov 2015
Nosing: FruitPearSherryVanillaSpicesCinnamon

Taste: SherrySherryVanillaSpicesOak

Finish: SherryOak

Comment: A lovely heavily sherried dram, well balanced on the palate
19. Apr 2017
Nosing: SherrySherryChocolateDark ChocolateSpicesFruitVanilla

Taste: SherrySpicesVanillaFruitDark Chocolate

Finish: SherryOakFruit

Comment:
29. Jan 2017
Paramecium
18. Aug 2016
21. May 2018
Phenom
11. Mar 2019