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A World of Flavour

Get a taste of Benriach’s award winning new range lineup - a delicately beautiful result of how Benriach’s creative past inspires the future with their distinctive new portfolio of single malts! As their Master Blender Dr Rachel Barrie so eloquently puts “I’d compare the range of casks and styles to the different shades and tints on an artist’s palette. Except instead of using them to paint with colour, I have the chance to paint with flavour.” 

Benriach The Original Ten

Type Scotch
Style Single Malt
Region Speyside
Country Scotland
Distillery Benriach
ABV % 43
Aged 10
NOTES:
RM348.00

Lessons in the Dram

The Benriach distillery was founded in 1898 by John Duff. However, the distillery was operational for just two years before the ‘Pattison Crash’ in 1900 which resulted in decades of hardship for the entire whisky industry and numerous closures of many distilleries. While Benriach would not produce whisky again until 1965, the floor maltings remained in constant production, providing malted barley for their neighbour, 
Longmorn Distillery!

Description

The Original Ten encapsulates the signature smooth and multi-layered character of Benriach. Three cask matured for at least ten years in bourbon barrels, sherry casks and virgin oak, to create layers of luscious orchard fruit, sumptuous honeyed malt and toasted oak, all interwoven with a subtle trace of smoke. The perfect introduction to our signature style and richly layered Speyside Single Malt. 

"It's the classic, sweet, fruit-laden style of Benriach. Luscious orchard fruit on a base of beautiful vanilla cream and pastry, that for me is The Original Ten." - Benriach Master Blender Dr. Rachel Barrie 

Awards

Double Gold
Distillers’ Single Malt Scotch – Up to 12 Years – 2021
San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Tasting Notes

Sight
Summer gold
Nose
Nectarine, honeydew melon, vanilla sponge with cream and jam and a touch of cedar.
Palate
More baked goods - now croissants dipped in milky coffee and cinnamon rolls. Still packs plenty of creamy orchard fruits notes, plus a waft of earthy peat.
Finish
Nutty malt, vanilla pod and apricot remains.

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Benriach The Twelve

Type Scotch
Style Single Malt
Region Speyside
Country Scotland
Distillery Benriach
ABV % 46
Aged 12
NOTES:
RM388.00

Lessons in the Dram

As one of just two distilleries in Speyside that still practices traditional floor malting on site, Benriach will be releasing a new small batch and limited edition ‘Malting Season’ expression to celebrate and pay homage to this time-honoured practice. 

Description

The Twelve is a rich and smooth expression of Benriach Single Malt. Benriach spirit is three cask matured for at least twelve years in sherry casks, bourbon barrels and port casks. The whisky from each cask is then expertly married together to create a smooth, sherry-rich single malt, layered with baked fruit, maple honey and cocoa, perfectly balanced with a lingering sultana and spiced mocha finish. According to Dr. Rachel Barrie, The Twelve is a sherry rich maturation and layers of dark berry fruit that captures the flavours of Benriach in the autumn.  

Awards

Double Gold
Distillers’ Single Malt Scotch – Up to 12 Years – 2021
San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Tasting Notes

Sight
Golden bronze
Nose
Rich maple honey, cocoa and baked forest fruit.
Palate
Maraschino cherry, baked orange and hazelnut, with a lingering sultana.
Finish
A spiced mocha, honey, dried fruit and mixed peels.

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Benriach The Smoky Twelve

Type Scotch
Style Single Malt
Region Speyside
Country Scotland
Distillery Benriach
ABV % 46
Aged 12
NOTES:
RM398.00

Lessons in the Dram

Benriach is a Speyside distillery that uses highland peat which gives a sweeter smoke. More like your weekly family barbecue affair, all the juicy, marinated meat on the grill.  The sweet smoke is figuratively miles away from the briny, peated malts of Islay which is more like campfire smoke.  

Description

The Smoky Twelve is the perfect marriage of fruit, malt, oak and rich layers of smoke. Three cask matured in an unconventional mix of bourbon, sherry and Marsala this creamy and smooth single malt is multi-layered with flavours of ripened fruit, aromatic smoky sweetness and warming oak spice. “For me it’s baked orange in a wonderful cake fired over an open fire, with dark chocolate flavour.”- Dr. Rachel Barrie, Master Blender  

Awards

Double Gold
Distillers’ Single Malt Scotch – Up to 12 Years – 2021
San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Tasting Notes

Sight
Burnished gold
Nose
Smoked vanilla, charred orange and toasted almond
Palate
Dark chocolate, fruit peel, brown sugar and smoked oak, lingering into a cocoa and orange smoked finish.
Finish
Almond, orange once again, peppercorn and hickory.

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