BENRIACH - 1981 Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice RangeSpeyside Malt Whisky
Colour: Light gold.
Tasting notes, undiluted: Nose: Sweet, fruity - boiled sweets and delicate spicy edge with cereal notes. Palate: Smoky initially with a green, leafy element.
With water: Nose: Sweet (toffee) with citrus fruit aromas and slightly perfumed. Palate: Smoky, charred wood with rich, mellow fruit flavours.
Body: Subtle. Finish: Dry with a hint of smokiness. Cask type: Refill Sherry Hogsheads. Style: A delicate but more-ish dram.