Distilled in 1996 and bottled in 2018, this release of Ben Nevis has been matured for 21 long years in a sherry cask. A colloboration between The Whisky Agency and the Liquor Library, this bottle continues the run of excellent 1996 Ben Nevis bottlings. We don't often see a Ben Nevis in sherry for such a long time, but the fruits of this cask are exceptional. 

Nose: Starts with a soft and salty sea breeze before progressing into a lovely citrus and sourdough back nose. Hiding underneath the salty style is a freshly peeled mandarin and strawberries just picked from the field. Lovely and gentle fruit which is complimented well by the citrus. 

Palate: The mandarins from the nose note can be found here almost immediately and are wonderfully complemented by a soft tropical guava flavour. Airy and delicate with a beautiful sherry richness at the back of the mouth, this palate develops as it flows into a lovely and chewy affair. Some light sweetness from the chewyness that is complimented by lemon peel and toffee. 

Finish: Ripe cherries hit the roof of the mouth thanks to the sherry influence and linger until a strong burst of citrus hits the back of the mouth. A delicate smoke can be found but is generally rounded well and softended by sherry notes. Oily and chewy at the end.

SKU 6787
Brand Ben Nevis
Shipping Weight 3.0000kg
Shipping Width 0.150m
Shipping Height 0.300m
Shipping Length 0.150m
Shipping Cubic 0.006750000m3