Sassicaia 201145% 2011
Lovingly nurtured in Sassicaia wine casks, our limited edition single malt wood finish is brimming with luscious fruitiness and a subtle smoky edge.
Pour yourself a good dram and notice the stunning deep ruby red colour, imparted by the former Sassicaia wine casks from Bolgheri. Now take a few small inhalations and take in the AROMA WITHOUT WATER… the nose is brimming with luscious red berries and hints of ginger and cinnamon, complemented by a subtle sense of smoke. Now sip and enjoy the TASTE WITHOUT WATER. The initial peppery palate gives way to a ripe fruit bowl of flavours… strawberries, raspberries, orange zest… and you can detect gorgeous milk chocolate drops, too. Add a little water for the AROMA WITH WATER, noticing the nose opening out… it’s fresh as a breeze with subtle herbs and summer fruits. Now sip it, roll the whisky around your palate and enjoy the full TASTE WITH WATER, peppery with a sweet toffee note followed by a slight saltiness and a subtle smoky edge. Tell us what you think.
A limited release of 7026 bottles will be available.
This beautiful Benromach Wood Finish is matured in First Fill bourbon barrels, followed by 24 months in Sassicaia casks from the fashionable wine-producing region of Bolgheri in Tuscany.