BenRiach 18 1995 Single Cask Tawny Port Finish

Benriach 18 SC Tawny

Paid: $180 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Benriach / Brown-Forman

Region: Speyside

55.5% ABV

Aged For: 18 Years (Distilled 1995, bottled 2014)

Cask #: 5967

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon, finished in Tawny Port Pipes

Chill Filtered : No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Mahogany

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Port wine, plums, fig, raisin, dark chocolate, and caramel

Feel: Dry and heavy tannins, slightly thin

Taste: Port, white pepper, gingersnaps, oak, cinnamon, grapes, toffee, and raspberry

Finish: Oranges, port wine, vanilla, blackberry, caramel and a touch of pomegranate. Medium warmth and length.

Thoughts: A lot of dark fruit in this one, very tastey.

Score: 88 out of 100

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