Tuesday, 11 October 2005

Benromach Traditional, 40%. Speyside Single Malt Whisky



Speyside region, Findhorn district.

The new whisky from Gordon & MacPhails own distillery.

Tasting Note

Colour: Straw yellow.

Neat

Nose: Citrus fruits (lemons & limes) with hint of honey and pine resin. Peaty malty notes in the background.

Palate: Smoky with cereal and malt flavours. Dries up with spicy/peppery notes followed by a delicate floral edge.

With Water

Nose: Sweet, chocolate and fudge aromas. Floral elements and a hint of phenols (germolene).

Palate: Toasted/smoky flavours initially with a subtle fragrance. Some fruity notes develop along with an earthy, vanilla edge.

Body: Rounded with a balance of flavoursFinish: Slightly sweet with a hint of smoke and malt.

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