BenRiach, the unconventional Speyside distillery, has reintroduced a gold award successful expression to its core vary. BenRiach Sherry Wooden Aged 12 Years showcases the distillery’s repute for inventive, multi-faceted maturation. Made utilizing three kinds of sherry cask maturation: full sherry cask maturation, mixed with Pedro Ximénez and Oloroso sherry cask ending, the expression gives layers of fruit sweetness and toasted oak spice with a luscious dessert-like end.
BenRiach Sherry Wooden Aged 12 Years was certainly one of 5 BenRiach expressions to win gold on the San Francisco World Spirits Competitors 2018, bottled at 46%, non-chill filtered and of pure color.
The expression will be a part of the core assortment of BenRiach, which distils three malt whisky kinds – unpeated, peated and triple distilled – and holds among the most experimental casks in Speyside. The distillery can also be certainly one of solely two remaining distilleries in Speyside to distil whisky utilizing malted barley from its personal on-site ground maltings, a time-honoured craft celebrated for one month every year.
Grasp Blender Rachel Barrie mentioned:
“BenRiach Sherry Wooden Aged 12 Years makes use of three-way sherry wooden maturation, a inventive method the place every aspect is mixed in concord to ship a wealthy and balanced style. The outcome – a multi-layered Single Malt Scotch Whisky with notes of fruit cocktail, lilting spices, honeyed caramel and chocolate sweetness – an enrichment of BenRiach’s signature candy, fruit-laden fashion.
This luscious Single Malt Scotch Whisky takes pride-of-place within the award-winning vary made by our unconventional Speyside distillery.”
BenRiach Sherry Wooden Aged 12 Years shall be obtainable in specialist retailers worldwide from September.