Distiller's Art 14yr Benrinnes Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distiller's Art 14yr Benrinnes Single Malt Scotch Whisky - 2002

Item # 44769 750mL
$139.96/ Single Bottle
$839.76/ Case of 6
Vintage
ABV
56.80%
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Region
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Tasting Notes

Distilled in 2002 and bottled 2017 after fourteen years aging in a single ex-sherry butt. Bottled at cask strength with zero additives or chill-filtration. Malts from Benrinnes are exceptionally rare and we don't think we've come across one yet that wasn't worth grabbing. Very limited.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Scotch

As a synonym for Scottish, some people object to the term “Scotch” – but as far as their whisky goes, the Scottish people are required by law to classify the spirit as “Scotch whisky.”

Scotland

History:
Distillation was brought to Scotland from Ireland by missionary monks in the 6th century. In 1644, the first taxes were imposed on Scottish distillers by England, with the result that most of the nation’s whisky was soon distilled illicitly. With the Parliament’s passing of the “Excise Act” in 1824, licensing fees for distilleries were much cheaper. Distilleries started to take out...

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