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18-YEAR-OLD ISLAY SINGLE MALT Natural colour, unchillfiltered
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer BUNNAHABHAIN
Deep golden caramel colour. Intense, slightly spicy, faintly hod, ripe plum-hazelnut-caramel nose. Dry, medium-full bodied, complex, intense, somewhat peaty, warm bright plum-caramel flavours with a lingering, gently honeyed finish. Has 46.3% alcohol with lot number 16301 on the lower part of the glass bottle. Last appeared in Vintages (*** with 92-points) on February 20, 2016 at $179.95. CSPC 247049
Type Spirit - Scotch Whisky
Agent PMA Can
Country Scotland
Region
Rating ***(93 points)
Rich, Faintly Smoky, Intense
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
Tasting Note: On the north east tip of Islay, Bunnahabhain benefits from the sea on one side and on the other, the pure spring water of the underground Margadale River. A natural deep amber colour, this non-chill filtered dram is deep, powerful and rich. Briny rather than smoky, it has a gingerbread like nose of brown spices and salted caramel. On the palate there are notes of honeyed-salted nuts, dried fruits, Christmas pudding spices, orange marmalade and oak. In the finish there's a tang of salt, vanilla toffee and sherry. It's just delicious with a dash of water. Score - 94. (Margaret Swaine, winealign.com, Jan. 19, 2015) Price $ 179.95
Bottle Size 700 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - April 29, 2017
Cases bought 74 (6 bottles per case)

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