Released in May 2007, BenRiach ‘Importanticus Fumosus’ is part of a range of three 12 year old heavily peated BenRiachs, originally matured in American oak and then finished either in sherry, port or dark rum wood. In the case of ‘Importanticus Fumosus’, the whisky has been finished in Aged Tawny Port Hogsheads, and the name, which is Latin, literally translates to ‘smoky port’. This maintains the tradition of giving our peated expressions Latin names, which started with Curiositas (10 years old) and Authenticus, and which has become somewhat of a signature for BenRiach. Bottled at natural colour and non chill filtered, ‘Importanticus Fumosus’ is available on a strictly limited basis.46% ABV
A big experience with peat, seaweed, vanilla and herbs complementing the rich Tawny Port presence.
Wonderful sweet peat, bog myrtle and seaweed, with hints of vanilla, citrus and wild flowers, with a rich infusion of Port.
Silver Medal 2006 International Wine & Spirits Competition