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[Review] Berry Bro's & Rudd - Sherry Cask Matured blended malt Scotch whisky 44.2%

A bit more sherry this month with a bottle I had never come across or even heard of before. This is a blended malt whisky from Berry Bros & Rudd, which means it is a mix of more than one single malt without the addition of any grain whisky. It was aged in ex-Sherry casks and all you get from the label on the bottle is that it is "blended from the best Sherry butts". No more information on the types of sherry or the age of the whisky. It is pretty rich in colour, nose and palate so I would go for a mix of Pedro-Ximenez and Oloroso. I doubt the liquid in the bottle is too old but that does not necessarily matter (still wish they had put an age statement on the label!) The bottle was very reasonably priced at £32 and the presentation was very good -I am guessing no chill-filtration or addition of E150 took place (despite the dark colour)- so I did not hesitate long before taking the plunge. But was it worth it? As I mentioned above, the presentation for this blen