Official tasting notes:
Nose: Buttered gingerbread, hot Christmas pie, orange marmalade.
Palate: blackcurrant sweets, red apples, black olives.
Finish: Stewed fruits, candy canes, slight hints of spearmint.
Cadenhead’s ‘Original Collection’ Benrinnes Distillery 11 Year Old 700ml 46%
A triple cask whisky from Cadenhead’s 2021 Original Collection.
Cask Type: Sherry/Bourbon/Rum
Release Date: 2021
This Benrinnes 11-year-old is part of Wm Cadenhead’s 2021 ‘Original Collection’ that has replaced the earlier Single Cask and Small Batch collections with the entire range bottled at 46% ABV. It was matured as a vatting of 40% PX Sherry casks, 20% Rum casks and 40% Bourbon casks at Cadenhead’s warehouses in Campbeltown. As with all of Cadenhead’s products this whisky is free from chill filtration and artificial colourings.
About Benrinnes Distillery
Benrinnes is a malt whisky distillery in Aberlour owned by Diageo that was founded in 1826 by Peter Mackenzie and is still active. The distillery employed a unique partial triple distillation process until 2007 and the majority of their whisky distilled goes to the blend industry and to independent bottlers.