Press Release: Benromach Scoops 3 Gold Awards


— Benromach Distillery receives a suite of Gold awards at the 2022 International Wine & Spirit Competition —

Benromach Distillery has recorded an incredible result at this year’s International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) by scooping three Gold award wins for its handmade single malt scotch whiskies.

IWSC, which sets an international benchmark for quality and recognises the very best wines and spirits available globally, presented Benromach Organic, Benromach 15 Year Old and Benromach 10 Year Old with Gold awards.

Benromach Organic from the distillery’s Contrasts range is the world’s first certified organic single malt
whisky. Matured in Virgin American Oak, it gives sweet, malty notes with creamy pepper, banana, coffee and cocoa flavours.

After maturing in first fill bourbon and sherry casks, Benromach 15 Year Old delivers cracked pepper,
charred oak, apples, dark chocolate and forest fruits flavours with rich sherry notes and a touch of smoke.

Benromach’s signature 10 Year Old single malt delivers delicate forest fruits and creamy malt, a touch of smoke and rich, lasting sherry notes, after also maturing in the finest first fill bourbon and sherry casks.

Keith Cruickshank, Distillery Manager at Benromach Distillery, said: “Every expression produced by Benromach Distillery is made by hand for genuine character by our small team of distillers who rely exclusively on their expertise and senses. To bring home three Gold accolades from the IWSC awards
is a true reflection of the hard work and dedication that goes into producing our distinctive Speyside single malts.”

The International Wine & Spirit Competition was founded by chemist Anton Massel and has recently celebrated its 50th Anniversary.

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Official Tasting Notes:

Benromach Organic is non-chill-filtered and is bottled at 46% ABV

·        Aromas: Sweet vanilla and ripe fruits accompany citrus zest.
Toasted malt leads to green apples

·        Palate: Creamy with soft pepper and butterscotch. Freshly
ground coffee develop alongside dried banana and a subtle herbal edge

·        Finish: Medium bodied and long with aniseed and cocoa powder

·        Maturation: Matured in Virgin American Oak

Benromach 10 Year Old is bottled at 43% ABV

·        Aromas: Sweet green apple and pear complement creamy dark honey. Soft vanilla develops alongside gentle smoke

·        Palate: Smooth flavours of malted cereal and stewed fruit combine with warm toffee and a hint of black cherry

·        Finish: Full bodied finish with malted cereal and soft smoke

·        Maturation: Matured in first-fill ex-sherry and ex-bourbon casks

Benromach 15 Year Old is bottled at 43% ABV

·        Aromas: Aromas of sweet toffee leading to notes of cracked black pepper and peat smoke. Rich
forest fruits develop with dark chocolate and dried banana

·        Palate: Creamy and sweet with ripe apples and an undertone of charred oak. Dark chocolate develops and leads to toasted malt and orange peel with a subtle hint of smoke

·        Finish: Medium creamy finish with soft smoke and dried fruit

·        Maturation: Matured in first-fill ex-sherry and ex-bourbon casks

Disclaimer: This press release has been sent to me without charge or obligation to publish. I’m posting this as it is genuinely interesting to me and is not a promotion.

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