Overall rating
87.28/100
votes
43
Whiskybase ID
WB100927
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Whisky Agency (TWA)
Vintage
1989
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
27 years old
Casktype
Hogshead
Number of bottles
247
Strength
44.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
The Whisky Exchange Exclusive
Market
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Added on
15 sep 2017 11:17 am by holborndrinker
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 286.76

6 × in wishlist

43 × member ratings

30 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Bunnahabhain 1989 TWA

5 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 87.28 points.

  1. thebonewolf scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      76 76
      Appley cereal/malt. Floral.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Light. Honey, wood.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Add some malt into the taste. Medium.

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  3. SAND scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    (TASTED BLIND)
    NOSE: Vanilla, coconut shavings, dried banana, sweet oak. With three drops of water it becomes sweeter and oilier on the nose. (87-88p)
    TASTE: Dry, some oak spice and oak sweetness, bourbon. With three drops of water it becomes sweeter. (87-88p)
    FINISH: Bourbon like, vanilla, mild black pepper. (86p)
    OVERALL: A Scotch Bourbon. Total score 87 points.

  4. detachedblue scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Strong fruity flavour, floral and aromatic. Huge canned nectarine, sour pineapple juice, salted caramel.
    • Taste
      Big sweet fruity dram, nectarine, a touch of mango, some tropical fruits as well, then transferred to salted caramel, ends into honey and lime drink with mint leave topping.
    • Finish
      Medium, sweet malts, fruity candies.

  5. kimmosuo scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  6. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2017/11/06/twe-show-2017-day-1/

    N: A soft one with lovely vintage-style [70’s] bourbon fruits - de oldie dried & confectionary in nature.
    T: Very polite.
    F: Chalk powder>milk of magnesia & pencil shavings.
    C: A more refined Bunna than the Rattray and a wee bit softer, yet still the sails blow high.Scores a B

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