PR: Benromach HEAVILY PEATED 2010/2018
Benromach stellt heute einen jungen Whisky vor: HEAVILY PEATED und aus dem first fill Sherry Hogshead. Das klingt nach einer sehr interessanten Kombination. Mehr dazu erfährst Du aus der Pressemitteilung.
- Benromach, Peat Smoke Sherry Cask Matured, 2010/2018, 59.9%, 6.500 Flaschen, RRP 74.99 EUR
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Offizielle Tasting Notes
- Colour: A beautiful dark amber hue from many years of maturation in First Fill Sherry hogsheads.
- Nose: Hints of honey cured meats mingling with orange marmalade.
- Palate: Sweet top notes and a hint of warming white pepper appear, followed by touches of dried fruits. Delicate hints of ginger develop on the tongue with a lingering edge of bonfire embers on the finish.
- The addition of water reveals rich fruits, tangy citrus and delicate hints of spice before Sherry gives way to rich smooth chocolate and a lingering edge of seriously smokiness.
(Pressemitteilung, Benromach/Muckle Media)
Benromach weds heavily peated barley with Sherry casks for limited release
Distillery unveils Peat Smoke Sherry Cask Matured
The Benromach Distillery Company Ltd has announced the release of Benromach Peat Smoke Sherry Cask Matured (59.9% ABV), a rich and intense limited-batch expression. Carefully handcrafted using heavily peated Scottish barley, just 6,500 bottles are available in selected markets worldwide from 8th March 2019.
Matured in First Fill Sherry hogsheads and laid down in 2010 before being bottled in 2018, Benromach Peat Smoke Sherry Cask Matured offers whisky lovers elegant fruit flavours while heightening the smoky notes Benromach is known for.
With a beautiful dark amber hue from the time spent maturing in Sherry hogsheads, the whisky’s sweet flavours are balanced with a hint of white pepper, which gives way to dried fruits complemented by Sherry undertones. The lingering finish offers a seriously smoky edge.
Keith Cruickshank, Benromach Distillery Manager, said: “This is the first time Benromach has released a Sherried Peat Smoke expression and we’re very proud of its unique flavour profile. This expression perfectly balances the smokiness with the sweeter Sherry notes, giving rise to a spectacularly rich and intense dram. At Benromach, we handcraft all our whiskies which allows us the flexibility to experiment with different distilling and maturation techniques. Our small batch releases have enjoyed considerable success in the past and for those that enjoy Benromach’s classic style with a wisp of smoke, we’re confident that this new expression will be particularly popular.’’
Benromach Peat Smoke Sherry Cask Matured is presented in an elegant bottle with shapes and textures inspired by the Speyside distillery. The copper cut medallion on the packaging signifies the moment in time when the distillers cut to the sweet heart of the spirit run.
Benromach Peat Smoke Sherry Cask Matured has a recommended retail price (RRP) of €74.99 (£64.99). Prices in local markets will vary depending on local taxes and duty.
Benromach is one of only a few distilleries in Scotland to use only traditional methods, without any automated machinery. The small team of distillers employ all their senses when crafting the classic Speyside single malt Scotch whiskies, managing the process by sight, sound and touch to create the unique, handcrafted and authentic Benromach taste.