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Gordon & MacPhail, Connoisseurs Choice, Benriach 1997 (700ml)


Gordon & MacPhail, Connoisseurs Choice

Cask Strength, Ben Riach 1997 (20YO)

56.7% ABV


Cask: Refill American Hogshead

Outturn: 266 bottles

Distilled: 1997

Bottled: 2018

Age: 20 Years

ABV: 56.7%

Non Chill Filtered, No Colour Added


Colour: Lightest gold

Aroma: Warm gingerbread aromas with fragrant peat, subtle toffee, and creamy white chocolate. Gentle herbal undertones are complemented by floral top notes.

Taste: Intensely sweet with a warming chilli edge, juicy ripe tropical fruit flavours combine with white chocolate and salted toffee, layered with wisps of tobacco smoke.

Finish: Medium-bodied, lingering herbal freshness highlighted by nuances of oak.



Passion for single malt Scotch whisky has been at the heart of Gordon & MacPhail's family business for four generations. This range is an ever-changing collection of unique perspectives on distilleries’ own bottlings, non-chill-filtered single cask and small batch expressions bottled at cask strength and exceptional one-offs. For the malt whisky explorer, it promises a journey of discovery through different flavours, finishes, strengths and vintages.