BenRiach Batch 16 2012 #7825
70cl / 61.2% abv
Part of BenRiach's highly acclaimed single cask release now in its 16th batch, this Speyside single malt was distilled from peated malt barley in March 2012 and matured for 7 years in a virgin oak barrel before bottling at 61.2% abv in 2019. Limited to just 286 bottles.
Nose: orange and grape with salted caramel, cherry, hazelnut and birch wood.
Palate: orange candy and poached pear bring a sweetness alongside a smoky birch wood note.
Finish: smoked fruits lingering.