Bunnahabhain 1979 / 28 Year Old

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Bunnahabhain 1979 / 28 Year Old
70cl / 46%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Speciality Drinks Ltd
The first bottling of this batch of Bunna at 46% was rapturously received. This one is very similar and possibly even better. Medium-bodied with a beautiful delicacy and honeyed floral notes.
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CountryScotlandRegionIslayBottlerSpeciality Drinks LtdBottling StatusDiscontinuedSeriesSingle Malts of ScotlandAge28 Year OldVintage1979Bottling DateApr 2008Cask Number18831Chill FilteredNoNo of Bottles234
Tasting Notes:
Tasting Notes by TF

Nose:  Light, and attractive, with fresh green apple, citrus zest and some exotic fruit.  Develops floral and heather aromas, some mild clove, cinnamon and vanilla, honey, Murray mints and castor sugar.

Palate:  Delicate and elegant mouth arrival, with the apple from the nose evolving to apple pie.  Medium-bodied, with the exotic fruit (pineapple syrup) and the other elements from the nose all present.

Finish:  Medium-length and perfectly-balanced with a faint trace of woodsmoke on the finish.

Comment:  Obviously I'm biased, but the previous release of this was my favourite of our bottlings from last year, and I think I might actually prefer this.  An incredibly elegant Bunna, gentle, fruity and very very more-ish.  I could drink this all day.

Customer Reviews:(4 reviews)
Arrived yesterday, and had the time to sit down and give it the attention it deserves. I like the peaty and smoky whisky's a lot, but this is a refreshing alternative. And to think it was distilled on the same island as Ardbeg and Lagavulin. Cracking drink, and the notes are spot on.
- bgulien, Amsterdam Holland, 24th Sep '08
Look, can you all please stop telling everyone how good this is, it'll run out too soon if you keep going on about it ;)!
- Jimbo, 16th Jul '08
Thanks for the kind comments, Gordon - glad you like the new release as much as I do.
- TF, 16th Jul '08
Once again the man has come up trumps !I totally agree with TF's comments , the 27yo was stunning and i think this could be better on first tasting , this reminds me very much of older Bunnies tried in the warehouses , a Very , Very Elegant Bunnahabhain !!!Send me more please.....
- Gordon (Spirit of Islay), 7th Jul '08
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