Benrinnes 11yo, European Oak First Fill ex-Oloroso Sherry Butt Finish #4/1
Finish: First fill Oloroso Sherry Butt oak european.
Finished for 36 months.
Cask Strength: 59.9% vol.
Nose: Big, tangy and earthy, combining zesty orange peel and thick marmalade with dark chocolate-coated raisins, juicy black cherries, manuka honey and maple syrup.
Taste: A rich initial wave of manuka honey, oats and toffee mixes with the familiar orange zest and raisins, plus a touch of woodspice. Water brings out softer notes of stewed apples and pears.
Finish: Gentle and juicy, ending on cloves, cinnamon and apples.
Tasting Notes Courtesy of James Eadie.