BenRiach 17 Solstice 2nd Edition

Benriach solstice 17 2nd

Price: Discontinued

Distilled/Owned by: BenRiach / Brown-Forman

Region: Speyside

50% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: 17 years

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon, finished in tawny port casks

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Auburn

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Stewed fruits, slight smoke, port wine, oak, and vanilla.

Mouthfeel: Thick, slightly oily

Palate/Taste: Caramel apple, slight smoke, ginger, pepper, and cinnamon.

Finish: Opens to vanilla, medium warmth and longer lasting, caramel, apple, bits of peat.

Thoughts: A great combination of fruity flavors and smokey peat, with a good mouthfeel.

Score: 85 out of 100

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