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Benrinnes Flora & Fauna 15 Year Old (1x 70cl)

Over two centuries this distillery has faced it all. But flood, a rather destructive fire, a fair share of financial turmoil, and two world wars have done nothing to impair the rounded, mellow, almost sultry tones of Benrinnes Single Malt Scotch Whisky.

This is a rich, sweet, smooth single malt which sees Benrinnes’ fresh, green estery Speyside characteristics subsumed in its dark aromas.

A rich nose, presenting an early impression of chocolate liqueurs - perhaps rum filled, although there is a light sherry-wood note as well. Light smokiness, and a dense floral note. 'Vintage car upholstery' describes it best. An evocative combination of old leather, oil, burnt rubber and exhaust fumes. With water, similar but fresher; polished wood, a piney note. Still a heavy nose. The vintage car leather scents persist when further reduced - at which a faint mustiness creeps in. The palate is full bodied, with a very smooth mouthfeel. It is richly sweet, full, rum-like, with a centre palate impact. In spite of the sweetness, not cloying. It dries out slightly in the finish, where there is also a 'catch' which might be taken for peat-smoke. It has a medium length, leaving a faintly sherried aftertaste.

Benrinnes works best served in a traditional whisky glass, neat or with a little water. Benrinnes’ sweeter side means it partners well with more refined desserts, like a classic cheesecake or even a chocolate truffle.

Bottle Size: 70cl
Country: Scotland
Region: Speyside
Availability: 1 in stock for next-working-day delivery when ordered by 12pm
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Product Code: NWWH0379B15S