Benriach Malting Season First Edition is a new series celebrating their malting floors which were resurrected in 2012. Made with hand-selected Concerto barley that has been floor-malted using traditional techniques, this whisky was matured for 9 years in both ex-bourbon and virgin oak casks chosen by master blender Rachel Barrie. Only 23 barrels were selected for this release producing 6,672 bottles.
70cl @ 48.7%
Richly aromatic with barley sugar, almond fudge and poached orchard apple.
Smooth and rounded with vanilla and honeyed pear, with the lasting nuttiness of slowly kilned malt.