Cask Strength BenRiach 16yo 1996 Pedro

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alc./vol:
55.2%

Proof:
110.4°

Vintage:
1996

Aged:
16 years

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom


This BenRiach 16 year-old expression championed by Cask Strength’s Neil Ridley and Joel Harrison was distilled in 1996 and aged for 12 years in an ex-bourbon hogshead and 4 in Pedro Ximenez casks. Bottled in July 2012, this release of 296 bottles from cask #5614 is appropriately bottled at 55.2%.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 25/08/2012

Appearance

Clear, mid-golden amber with polished gold highlights.

Aroma

Toffee-apple, rich sherry and liquorice with spearmint freshness, cacao, delicate spice and a twist of lemon zest.

Taste

Heavy chocolaty palate with liquorice, Christmas pudding sherry, dried figs and dates with woody tobacco.

Aftertaste

Liquorice and caramel with dark chocolate and light cinnamon spice.

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