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Overall rating
87.30/100
votes
46
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Cask Strength
Vintage
31.03.2009
Bottled
20.09.2017
Casktype
1st Fill Sherry Hogsheads
Casknumber
337 - 338
Strength
59.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
20/09/17 171599
Barcode
5020613065253
Added on
30 Nov 2017 2:42 pm by Bachess
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 69.90

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72 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 2009 GM

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.30 points

  1. ctu scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Young and heavily spicy sherried Bunna. Interesting one. 87/88.
    • Nose
      Sweet. oily. Sherry, raisin, dried fruits, chestnut puree, antique skin and touch of tobacco smoke.
    • Taste
      Powerful, creamy. Dry sherry, spicy oak, ginger, chili and mustard, citrus peels and milk caramel. Orange marmalade.
    • Finish
      Long, spicy with citruses.

  2. spigray scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    young but very good, very unsexy though.

    88/100
    • Nose
      slightly smoky, sooty, fresh cement and putty. engine oil and butter. coins in a tin box. dried fruit, nuts, chestnut. very old style imho. with water the sherry influence becomes stronger. a little austere but very good. the un - bunnaest bunna I have tasted so far.
    • Taste
      neat: very strong but less austere than on the nose, but I definitely need water: creamy mouthfeel, dry sherry influence, I don´t think it was one of those pour-away-sherry casks that are specially made for the whisky industry. the smokiness and sootiness remains, also the butter. truffles. butterscotch. danish pastry. different nuts. this bottle really has to tell a story though it´s completely unsexy.
    • Finish
      rather long, still sooty and rather nutty.

  3. pianoman scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Fruity. Sweet yellow apples, some nectarine and vanilla. Fresh earth, garden herbs. Mandarin cake. Sawdust.
    • Taste
      Bright honey, ripe raspberries, lemon cake. Marzipan, milk chocolate. Walnuts, cocoa powder.

  4. Toffie76 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      almond / marzipan. Polish, wood, sap, coconut, dried fruits
    • Taste
      complex, on a carpet of dried fruits. The addition of water increases the malty notes. Walnuts, hazelnuts. Very baker. Grapes.
    • Finish
      evolution on a sweet / salty balance very pleasant. Beautiful length.

  5. Pikehunter scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

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

  6. spigray scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  7. joep scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

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