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BENRIACH 15 ans Dark Rum Wood Finish
Single Malt, Scotland / Speyside, 70cl, Ref: 14545
This version was finished in barrels that previously contained Jamaican gold rum. Limited edition of 2,100 bottles.
More recently Benriach has developed several very successful limited series with specific finishings in barrels previously used for spirits such as port, Pedro Ximenez, rum, Madeira, etc. Each version is matured for an additional 12 to 24 months, which accentuates the complex and rich nature of this Speyside single malt.
- Appearance : gold.
- Nose : perfectly combined, the interaction between the rum and the single malt creates aromas of toffee, spices, cinnamon and raisins.
- Palate : rounded, with toffee, cinnamon and chocolate.
- Overall : long with notes of aged rum.
- The brand
Rather unjustly, Benriach was, until just a few years ago, relatively unknown, but it hasn’t ceased to make up for lost time. Indeed, this distillery has, for many decades, had a huge amount to offer and has proven this time and time again since being bought in 2004. Its warehouses are bursting with all sorts of sherry butts (Oloroso, Pedro Ximénez, etc.), new American oak casks, ex-bourbon barrels and hogsheads dating back to the 1960s, as well as casks previously used for wine, rum, madeira, port and even Rioja! This Speyside single malt is entirely worthy of the interest it has garnered from master blenders since its creation. Find out more