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Speyside, Benriach 1998 Single Cask Bottling, 17 Years Old, ABV 55.5%

Speyside, @benriach 1998 Single Cask Bottling - 17 Year Old - Exclusive for Taiwan, ABV 55.5%, Cask 3624, Oloroso Sherry Butt Finish, Distilled 7 Jan 1998, Bottled 2015

(Image Source: @ChrisYeo.Whisky)

Nose: Nice soothing gentle sherry with oaky wood , wood is subtle and not overpowering, raisins along with sherry, caramel sweetness

Palate: Some alcohol pepperish with glowing sweetness, here the woodyness seems stronger, giving a bit of astringent feeling with lingering sherry , however doesn't feel complex

Finish: Short-medium, some lingering sherry / wood, some warmness at the back of the throat and mild bitterness

Score : 86, WB112470

Thank you @darrenhja for the dram

Penned by Chris Yeo (Instagram: @ChrisYeo.Whisky)


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