Bunnahabhain Ceobanach Sample

3cl / 46.3%
  • Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • The Perfect Measure
Bunnahabhain Ceobanach Sample
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Ceobanach is a heavily peated whisky from Bunnahabhain. Aged in bourbon casks for at least 10 years, this has notes of sea spray and spice.
Bottler
The Perfect Measure
Country
Scotland
Region
Islay
Chill Filtered
No

This is a 3cl sample from the original bottling of:

Product name

Bunnahabhain Ceobanach

Style

  • Body
  • Richness
  • Smoke
  • Sweetness

Character

  • Orange Orange
  • Lemon Lemon
  • Salt (powder) Salt (powder)
  • Brine Brine
  • Seaweed Seaweed

Bunnahabhain Ceobanach Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Notes by Stuart P

    Nose: Sprightly aromas of peat, tarry rope and ozone, lifted by aromatic citrus – lemon peel in particular. Has a real spring in its step.

    Palate: Fresh and lively. Soft mouthfeel, with clean, refreshing lemon oil and freshly ground black pepper, followed by evocative maritime notes of brine, ozone and seaweed.

    Finish: Medium, with good balance between the peat and citrus.

  • Producer's Tasting Notes

    Colour: Lemon gold

    Nose: Intense and pungent, phenolic, fragrant smoke, light tar, sweet oak, seaweed, creamy and mildly antiseptic

    Palate: Sweet maltiness, then a lovely balance of a tangy smokiness and vanilla notes, mellow and smooth, white pepper, hints of bitter orange, liquorice and sea salt

    Finish: Oatcakes, peppery sweet smoke, then sea salt again, lingering

6 Customer Reviews

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  • 4
    19 September

    Flavors as described - spot on! A great after dinner drum :)

  • 5
    21 June

    Brilliant, for me one of the best Islay's I've drunk. the perfect balance between the big peated and medicinal soutern whisky's and the more elegant northern Islay's. A big five star for this super dram, equal with Ardbeg corryvrecken and, the best kept secret, Finlaggan cask strengh.

  • 4
    4 July 2016

    What a lovely dram. Very smooth to drink.

  • 5
    15 October 2015

    Got this duty free for a friend but ended up keeping it for myself. Amazingly smooth and drinkable. Would recommend.

  • 5
    29 June 2015

    Sometimes these oddly named special releases don''t live up to expectations, but I was really pleasantly surprised by Ceobanach. For my taste it''s really spot on. It''s fresh and lively, the balance between the pehnolic and sweet-citrusy notes is just right and so is its smoothness. Very easily drinkable. The balance reminds me a little bit of Ardbeg 10. More conservative reviewers might find this a bit pricy for the age, but for me the taste and pure enjoyment of this whisky live up to its price.

  • 5
    5 December 2014

    This is really good, best islay I''ve tasted for a while. I think I got the last bottle of it as well, cracking whisky from a good consistent distillery. Well done bunnahabhain.