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 ‘Connoisseurs Choice’. 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.