For the second batch of BenRiach Cask Strength, the distillers in Speyside have combined whisky matured in bourbon, oloroso sherry and virgin oak casks. Intensely flavoursome stuff.
Nose: Fresh orange, sawdust, burnt sugar and prune.
Palate: Ginger root and mint, followed by peanut brittle and fennel.
Finish: Lasting brown sugar and raisin sweetness.