Benromach Whisky Tweet Tasting, a delight

An evening with a lot of whisky flowing, the Benromach tweet tasting. On Monday September 18, a few lucky tasters gathered together online to enjoy two new expressions.

Benromach Château Cissac 2009, a wood finish release and Benromach Triple Distilled, a first of its kind for Benromach. This online tweet tasting was organised as part of the launch of an epic new expression.

Benromach Château Cissac 2009 – 45%

  • Color: Amber
  • Nose: Soft, getting the wine, smoke and also red fruit, strawberries, hints of coconut, saltiness, aniseed, raspberries and also pepper, a lot of red pepper
  • Taste:Lovely cherries, dark chocolate, hints of wine, blood orange and Fanta cassis
  • Finish: Sweet, fresh and lingering

Matured in first fill Bourbon casks and finished for 25 months in hand-selected casks from the illustrious Château Cissac within the appellation Haut-Médoc Contrôlée in South-Western France. And limited to 4,200 bottles.

Benromach Triple Distilled – 50%

  • Color: Sunny gold
  • Nose: Vanilla, apricots, red fruit and a complexity of ginger. But also hints of softness, honey saltiness and citrus
  • Taste: Palate is lovely warm and oily. Get the peach, apricot, sultana’s, warm custard and brown sugar
  • Finish: Lovely warm and lingering

Matured in First Fill Bourbon Bottles with an out-turn of approximately 1300 cases.

Suggestion: There is no water needed for these two expressions, but if you like a challenge, add just one or two drops.

Go to Benromach and The Whisky Wire for more information.

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