Insider knowledge: Benromach 2000 Marsala Wood Finish whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Benromach 2000 Marsala Wood Finish whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Full, peppery. Herbal and slightly earthen. Damp leaves?
Palate: Juicy texture, spicy cooked fruit. Malty.
Finish: Smoky, chewy toffee. Spicy, grapey. Whirls of smoke on the tail.