Insider knowledge: BenRiach 13 Year Old 1999 Virgin American Oak Finish whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be BenRiach 13 Year Old 1999 Virgin American Oak Finish whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Creamy and sweet with home-made vanilla ice-cream.
Palate: Toasted oak and light floral notes from the finishing period. Vanilla carries on with burnt sugar and crisp apples.
Finish: A drying finish.
Overall: Intense and intriguing.