BENRIACH 16 YEAR OLD 43%
Single Malt Whisky, Scotland / Speyside, 70cl, Ref: 13204
Introduced to the range in 2004, this 16 year old was warmly welcomed by all the great specialists: a superb Speyside single malt in all its splendour.
Known for its unpeated malts (90% of its production) and aged in ex-bourbon casks, Benriach offers a wide range of whiskies (8-30 years) that perfectly express the fruitiness and delicate nature typical of single malts from Speyside.
Sourcing actor, importer and exclusive distributor of a portfolio of international brands, La Maison du Whisky is, since 60 years a reference for whisky and spirit lovers. Thanks to our close relationships with producers and independent bottlers, we have access to limited editions and unique products we bring to market exclusively. Curious and creative, we are driven by our passion for products and our desire to constantly bring our clients the latest expressions through our own shops, our website whisky.fr and selected wine retail shops in France.
AwardsGold Medal, International Wine & Spirit Competition 2013
- Appearance : old gold.
- Nose : deep, with honey, hazelnut, marzipan, vanilla and malt. Very Speyside!
- Palate : silky, it returns to honey and malty notes on the nose, enriching them with spice and fruit.
- Overall : long, with smoke and vanilla.
- 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
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