Benriach Malting Season Third Edition 2023 Release

The third annual release of the BenRiach Malting Season celebrates the distillery floor maltings, which lie at the heart of Benriach distillery, in production for over 120 years and the historical lifeblood of the distillery.
The average age of Malting Season Third Edition is 10 years old (combining 9.5 and 10.5 year old stocks malted and distilled in the Autumn of 2012 and 2013). Malting Season First and Second Edition were both just over 8 years old at the time of bottling. The whisky was made using concerto barley hand malted and it has been matured in a combination of virgin oak casks and first fill ex-bourbon casks.

    Nose:    Freshly harvested barley and orchard fruit meld with wild bergamot, pear and meadowsweet honey layered on gently kilned malt.

    Taste:    Smooth creamy malt carries a burst of clementine, floral honey and gentle barley spice.

    Finish:    Medium long, with apricot, malted almond and traces of wild cherry.