BenRiach Single Casks Batch 13, comprises of 12 single malts, ranging from 16 to 40 years old in age, which include a number of different finishes; Tawny Port, Burgundy, Pedro Ximenez , Claret, Madeira and Tokaj.
|BenRiach Single Casks Batch 13 inc a 40 Year Old Peated Sherry Butt expression|
All 12 casks were hand-selected by BenRiach Master Distiller, Billy Walker, before being bottled without chill filtration or colouring, then filled into individually hand-numbered bottles.
Full cask and bottling details of BenRiach Single Cask Batch 13:
1975 #7028 40yr - Sherry Butt – Peated - 53% ABV.
1976 #5462 39yr - Port Hogshead - Peated Tawny Port Finish - 53.8% ABV.
1977 #3111 38yr - Port Hogshead - Tawny Port Finish - 43.1% ABV.
1978 #3114 37yr - Port Hogshead - Tawny Port Finish - 48.8% ABV.
1986 #3183 30yr - Pedro Ximenez Hogshead - Peated Pedro Ximenez Finish - 55.6% ABV.
1986 #7569 29yr - Oloroso Sherry Butt - Peated Oloroso Sherry Finish - 51% ABV.
1991 #6896 24yr - Burgundy Barrel - Burgundy Finish - 50.6% ABV.
1993 #7937 22yr - Claret Hogshead - Claret Finish - 54.3% ABV.
1994 #4004 22yr - Tokaj Hogshead - Peated Tokaj Finish - 55.1% ABV.
1995 #5959 20yr - Madeira Hogshead - Madeira Finish - 53.9% ABV.
1998 #6401 18yr Pedro Ximenez Puncheon - Trip Dist Pedro Ximenez Finish - 57.3% ABV.
1999 #5043 16yr - Oloroso Sherry Puncheon - Oloroso Sherry Finish - 56.4% ABV.
Commenting on the launch, Billy Walker, said: “Our much-anticipated batches allow us to identify very special casks in our inventory and every single cask bottling is an exclusive limited release. I have selected these twelve casks because they are outstanding and full of personality.”
The BenRiach Distillery Company also announced this week, the release of two other BenRiach expressions; 17 Year Old Pedro Ximenez Sherry Wood Finish and a 21 Year Old Tawny Port Wood Finish, along with a new GlenDronach 14 Year Old Virgin Oak Wood Finish expression.
BenRiach Single Casks Batch 13, will be available globally later this month from specialist retailers. RRP’s to be confirmed.
Posted by Steve Rush