Overall rating
Single Malt
Duncan Taylor (DT)
Bottling serie
Stated Age
14 years old
Sherry Cask
Number of bottles
53.1 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
16 Oct 2017 6:51 pm by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 124,90

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39 × member ratings

52 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 2002 DT

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.24 points

  1. waal scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    First impression / color / viscosity:
    Hennarot I would describe the color of the single malts from the Bunnahabhain distillery. The whisky runs down the glass wall relatively quickly, but the remaining tears trickle down at a leisurely pace, leaving behind beautiful windows for a long time.

    Aroma / Nose feeling:
    First of all, I notice that the malt does not stick in the nose at all. The alcohol is almost unnoticeable. Nice gentle with fruits, malt, some mint. I feel the 14yo as very "deep", but not old but fresh. Christmas spices, sweet raisins and a slight pleasant oak note can be seen. I discover absolutely no smoke. But I am not surprised.
    I hear plum roaster with cloves. No - but cinnamon, because I have to think directly of the once so cool Big Red bubble gum (we did not exist in Ö and was always mass imported from D).
    Ground and hot-brewed coffee powder rise in the wake of me in the nose. Dried figs, grape nut chocolate with a little rum, as well as burned (only slightly!) Vanilla sauce follow. I'm finally excited when I perceive the scent of cream slices with frosting.

    Taste / mouthfeel:
    A relatively strong start with a little tingling on the tip of the tongue. The scotch is fully there. Very present with a very interesting texture.
    Delightful as sweet and full of cocoa flavor as well as some espresso and hazelnuts this scotch is perceived in the mouth. At the beginning, I take bitter chocolate, which gradually turns into creamy milk chocolate.
    Only very, very low acidity, some orange peel and light lemon peel complete the picture.

    Finish / aftertaste / Length:
    With a little vanilla ice cream, a little caramel and a nice long finish, the pleasure ends. I get a creamy, buttery impression, which is absolutely tasty with fine seasoning, some wax and marzipan with very minimal later bitterness adopted.

    What must that have been a fine barrel? As balanced and harmonious as this malt is - a real dream. No corners and edges, but at rest and classy.
    If there were not so much to try - I would buy a "6er Tragerl" of it
    Incidentally, I do not recommend water.

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  2. stefsel111 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  3. 88plus Bus did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Without water: wild boar in rum barrel, brandy raisins, vanilla.

    With water and several minutes later:

    Becomes softer, vanilla, rum-grape-nut-choco.

    Both in the nose and on the palate very strong, as Bunna to identify and delicious, but here is enough for me a sample.

    Acts a bit like the 12 year old standard on stereoids: wink:

  4. FlamingSpeedy scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Strong Sherrynote, but a little bit of acidity on the finish.
    • Nose
      92 92
      Sherry, oak, incense sticks, citrus notes
    • Taste
      87 87
      Peppery, a little vanilla and tobacco
    • Finish
      80 80
      Fruity with a little too much acid

  5. Fight65 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. Patrick93 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88


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