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Benriach 1982 G&M Cask Series 5211 5212 5213 60,6% 70cl
Distilled 1982 , bottled at natural cask strength Se ptember 1993
Cask No. 5211 5212 5213 fom 4/5/82
TOP Rarität in Original Box
Die Scotch der Gordon & Macphail Cask Serie gehören zu den besten Scotch
überhaupt. Abfüllungen dieser Serie sind nahezu immer herausragend gut !!
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Benriach 1982/1993 (60.6%, Gordon & MacPhail Cask, casks #5211, 12, 13)
Colour: gold. Nose: hotter and more spirity than the 36 yo but most amazingly, it doesn’t seem to be much younger (well, it’s rather that the other one didn’t seem to be much older, actually). We do have quite some flinty, gunpowder-like notes again, as well as apricots, tobacco, hints of cedar wood and mint leaves, but with probably more sourness and yeastiness (quite some muesli, oatmeal, true yoghurt…) and hints of fresh parsley. Notes of buttered caramel – nice and not overpowering! Mouth: again, it’s surprisingly drinkable and I don’t feel the need to add any water to it. Very sweet and grainy attack, with lots of cider, apple juice, cereals, getting almost as spicy as the 36 yo (pepper, cinnamon and clove etc.) We do have a certain sourness again that make me think of some Greek or Turkish dishes that are cooked with yoghurt. Something bourbonny as well, quite some vanilla and lactones… The finish is rather long but not immensely so, despite the 60%. Anyway, a good one again, lacking perhaps a little delicacy. But then again, maybe I should have added a few drops of water. 82 points.