Benrinnes 1998 Connoisseurs Choice Single Speyside Malt Whisky
70cl/46% In the mid-1960s Gordon & MacPhail took the unprecedented step of launching a range of single malts under the brand name â€˜Connoisseurs Choiceâ€™. Until this time, many of the whiskies the range featured would not have been available as single malt. Today, 'Connoisseurs Choice' retains this exclusive nature with a range of rare and sought after single malts from distilleries throughout Scotland. TASTING NOTE Colour: Pale Gold. WITHOUT WATER: Nose: Delicate Sherry influences initially with red apple, subtle honey notes and charred oak aromas. Palate: Tangerine flavours initially with rich ginger and chilli spices combining with a dark chocolate edge. WITH WATER: Nose: Honey with peach, banana and grapefruit aromas complemented by lingering charred oak notes. Palate: Creamy with red apple, ripe banana and custard powder flavours, enhanced by a drying black pepper edge. Body: Medium. Finish: Medium long with a lingering charred oak edge. Cask Type(s): 1st fill Sherry Hogshead casks. Whisky Style: After dinner dram.