This Speyside single malt is part of the much anticipated BenRiach single cask batch release. Distilled in May 2005 and matured in a rum cask for 13 years, this expression has been bottled in 2019 at a natural strength of 55% abv. Just 254 bottles have been produced.
The nose is bursting with tropical fruit notes of guava and cantaloupe melon, followed by chocolate and coconut covered marshmallow. The palate brings more tropical fruit with pineapple, pear and papaya all contributing, before a smooth finish with honeyed melon and coconut cream.