The BenRiach Distillery Company
Rich and viscous and packed with flavour. Develops some elegance with water.
1976 (bottled for Craigellachie Hotel)
No age statement
Year of Bottling
Nose: Light and sweet. Coconut ice. Some marshmallow and vanilla. Creamy.
Palate: Oily, fiery, sugary. Some vegetal bitterness. Creamier and more rounded with water.
Finish: Warming. Late, sweet and bitter, liquorice notes. Remember 'Imps'
Comment: Rich and viscous and packed with flavour. Develops some elegance with water.
Nose: Peach and strawberry yoghurts, Refresher sweets, carrots and pears. With time and water a slightly silagey element appears, but recovers to show admirable balance of fruit, earth and wood.
Palate: Buttery, fruity and a slurpy suck of toffee.
Finish: A light burnt-woodiness indicating some age and a slight minerally, coal-tar edge.
Comment: Very enjoyable and marked up for balance and poised integration.
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