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Peated and matured in port casks, Benriach Solstice is a 17yr Single Malt Scotch whiskey that came to market as a limited release.
honey, jam, raspberry and jelly. marmalade, strawberry, pepper, mild peat
sweet syrupy jam and peat. vanilla, pound cake, pepper, good mouthfeel
Long, good heat, sweet, peppery, fruity peat. Much more integrated. Mild astringency
This is a really great port influenced peated dram. I think I still prefer Laphroaig Portwood but this is easily found and well priced where it sits so I'm not complaining. I'm going to give this a Rank 7 - delicious and complex.
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