Heart of Speyside is the nickname of BenRiach Distillery, indeed she is located right in the heart of Speyside.
The whisky is an young, entry level BenRiach bottled without age statement, perfect introduction to the extensive distillery portfolio. In 2011 Heart of Speyside was awarded silver medal at The International Wine & Spirit Competition in category the best Speyside single malt with no age statement.
Nose: fresh, malty, grassy, honey, fresh pastry, vanilla and green oak.
Palate: smooth, sweet breakfast cereal, vanilla, honey, stewed apples, lemon zest, hints of oak.
Finish: medium long, oaky and spicy.