Benromach Wood Finish
SassicaiaDistilled 2002, Strength 45%
Medium and mellow.
Long with hints of summer fruits.
First fill Bourbon & Sherry casks followed by 27 months in Sassicaia casks.
A beautiful balance between the rich Sassicaia and the fruit and peat
AROMA without water
Rich fruits - hints of blackberries and red grapes, a delicate and rounded smokiness lingers. Fragrant with influences of honey, lavender and nutmeg develop. Complex and robust.
TASTE without water
Mouth tingling - rich, smooth and very creamy, a pronounced smoky note comes to the fore. A subtle sweetness lingers.
AROMA with water
Remains fresh with malty aromas and hints of red berries. Influences of rum and dark chocolate become evident.
TASTE with water
Mouth warming - with a delicate hint of pepper, sweet vanilla flavours develop. Becomes drying and a subtle hint of peat lingers in the background.