Benriach "The Smokey 12" 12 Year Old Single Malt
Benriach is a distillery found in speyside, originally opened in 1897, it was closed just 2 year later and remained that way until 1965. Today it is owned by Brown-Foreman who also own Glendronach.
Like Glendronach, modern Benriach is master blended by Rachel Barrie.
This release is lightly peated, aged in a combination of bourbon, sherry and marsala casks.
Nose: Smoked vanilla, charred orange and toasted almonds.
Palate: Dark chocolate. fruit peel, brown sugar and smoked oak.
Finish: Lingers into cocoa and orange smoked wood