Insider knowledge: BenRiach 33 Year Old 1972 whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be BenRiach 33 Year Old 1972 whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Poised and nicely perfumed. Peppery freshness, hints of menthol. Estery.
Palate: Medium bodied. Oaky, green, fresh. Stone fruits, guava.
Finish: Good length, tannins develop.