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Benrinnes 13 1998/2012 yo A.D. Rattray

by Oliver Klimek on April 15, 2013

Cask 6850 – 53.5%


My Tasting Notes:

Colour: Copper
Nose: Rum-soaked prunes, dates, dark chocolate, toffee, cinnamon, hints of rubber.
Palate: Prunes, figs, dates, cocoa, coffee, cinnamon and pepper, hints of sulphur.
Finish: Long, fruity and spicy.
Overall: I am not sure if it is just the sulphur, but somehow I don’t find this heavily sherried dram very compelling. It lacks a certain “roundness” I expect from a really good whisky.

Rating: 80/100 – Price Tag $$$$$ – Value for your Money $$$$$

Scored blind for the Malt Maniacs Awards 2012 where it won a silver medal, re-tasted for notes

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