Bunnahabhain 12 Years

The 12-year-old offers with his hefty 46.3% vol enough reserves for dilution with some still water. Bunnahabhain comes from Gaelic and means 'estuary', a direct reference to the Margadale River. The bottle is decorated with a sailor. Bunnahabhain was the first distillery the sailors saw returning to their homeland. Best Whiskey of the Month December 2017 at Whisky.de

The 12-year-old offers with his hefty 46.3% vol enough reserves for dilution with some still water. Bunnahabhain comes from Gaelic and means 'estuary', a direct reference to the Margadale River. The bottle is decorated with a sailor. Bunnahabhain was the first distillery the sailors saw returning to their homeland. Best Whiskey of the Month December 2017 at Whisky.de

Details about this bottle Edit
19629
Bunnahabhain
Scotland, Islay
Single Malt Whisky
12 Years
46.3%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Bourbon, Bourbon, Bourbon, exBourbon, exSherry, Sherry, Sherry, Sherry, Sherry, Bourbon
Chill filtration - WithoutArtifical colouring - Without
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Average tasting notes Tasting Notes
Calculated from 3 Tasting Notes
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Nosing
Sweet:
Sherry:
Fruit:
Dried Fruit:
Vanilla:
Caramel:
Nuts:
Seaweed:
Maritime Notes:
Chocolate:
Honey:
Oak:
Peat Smoke:
Date:
Malt:
Peach:
Raisin:
Spices:
Zitrus:
Banana:
Blackberry:
Cake:
Fig:
Heather:
Kiwi:
Herbs:
Herb:
Alcohol:
Cherry:
Cinnamon:
Clove:
Dark Chocolate:
Ham:
Hazelnut:
Leather:
Lemon:
Oil:
Pineapple:
Tobacco:
Tasting
Sherry:
Sweet:
Fruit:
Spices:
Oak:
Peat Smoke:
Dried Fruit:
Nuts:
Maritime Notes:
Malt:
Seaweed:
Oil:
Vanilla:
Zitrus:
Chocolate:
Raisin:
Caramel:
Chili:
Honey:
Lemon:
Salt:
Alcohol:
Herb:
Apple:
Blackberry:
Cinnamon:
Dark Chocolate:
Date:
Ginger:
Ham:
Hazelnut:
Heather:
Kiwi:
Leather:
Orange:
Peach:
Pepper:
Plum:
Red Currant:
Herbs:
Finish
Spices:
Sweet:
Sherry:
Oak:
Nuts:
Seaweed:
Maritime Notes:
Fruit:
Malt:
Herb:
Peat Smoke:
Dark Chocolate:
Herbs:
Zitrus:
Heather:
Lemon:
Pepper:
Alcohol:
Caramel:
Cherry:
Chili:
Chocolate:
Coffee:
Dried Fruit:
Floral:
Grapefruit:
Hay:
Honey:
Iodine:
Nutmeg:
Oil:
Salt:

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Tasting Notes 3

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milkbonez
22. May 2020
Nosing: SherryDried FruitChocolatePeachFruitNuts

Taste: NutsDried FruitMaritime Notes

Finish: NutsDark Chocolate

Comment: I've heard this is somewhat smoky; it is not. I've heard from the distillery itself in an interview, they do not peat this one. I think people hear it's an Islay and automatically think it is....this one exhibits a lot of nuttiness and a balanced sherry profile. This is not Glendronach levels of sherry influence, but it also has this chocalatey thing going on...this is a fresh pour so i can imagine this one changing over the course of a few months of drinking and being open.
07. Apr 2019
Nosing:
Nuttiness, Caramel, vanilla, no smoke

Taste:
Nuttiiness, a little sweet (maybe the sherry sweetness)

Finish:
Spicy, almost bitter, getting stronger
Comment:
Nuts
Mahler
24. Mar 2020
Nosing: OakDark ChocolateLeather

Taste: Dried FruitPlumSweet

Finish: PepperNuts

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