Whisky Benriach Connoisseurs Choice, 1996, 700 ml
Whiskey golden brown.
The taste of whiskey gentle, soft and warm, slightly spicy, fades into the sweetish notes.
The aroma of whiskey first disclosed smoked notes, then there are shades of pineapple fruit and fresh orange peel, in the end - notes of sweet vanilla.
Whiskey is recommended to use as a digestif, combined with a cigar, coffee custard and ice.
Single malt whiskey "Benriach Connoisseurs Choice" was distilled in 1996 and 14 years is aged in new American oak barrels with the southern United States.
Benriach plant built near the town of Elgin in 1898 by John Duff, owner of a nearby distillery Longmorn. Financial difficulties forced Duff soon sell the factory, so he worked for only two years. Until 1965 Benriah produced only malt Longmorn distillery. Rebuilt again, the plant produced its first official release of whiskey until 1994. After that, change a few owners, was closed again until 2004. In 2004 Benriach acquired Scot Billy Walker, who, together with their South African counterparts did a great job and not only restored the distillery, but also led her to a leading position. Already in 2004, were issued 12, 16 and 20-year-old whiskey "Benriah." Walker carried redesign the logo and labels, making it more informative. The range of products enriched with a series of "Curiositas" - it's more of peat whiskey, which many years ago was typical of Speyside and some mountain areas of Scotland. Now the plant Benriah offers a fairly wide range of products - that "classic" in the style of Speyside whiskey, slightly peaty whiskey, whiskey and peat greatly with different wine "finish". Is also preparing to release a new product - a triple-distilled whiskey.