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Bunnahabhain 2009

Overall rating
86.50/100
votes
27
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Warehouse 9 - Hand-Filled Exclusive
Vintage
2009
Bottled
2017/2018
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
Red Wine Cask (Rioja)
Casknumber
636
Strength
57.3 % Vol.
Size
200 ml
Added on
15 Dec 2017 3:43 pm by ErzWhisky
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 79,00

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27 × member ratings

59 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 2009

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.50 points

  1. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2019/05/14/feis-ile-2018-bunnahabhain-warehouse-no-9/

    This saw full maturation in one Spanish (Rioja) red wine cask. A true single cask!

    N: Dry sherry and hessian tones with sweet bourbon underlying. I find this winey malty yeasty sweetness equally intriguing & pleasing.
    T: The nose runs through true on the palate.
    F: Dry-but-not-drying herbal action within the context of a constant sweet chew and long finish thereafter.
    C: If red wine casks and barley spirit are to work together with regularity, and if become jaded with STR, this kind of resulting style could lead the way.

  2. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    I do not really like it. Acts even young and the sweetness and fruit looks artificial. That's not for me.

  3. Falnor scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. Fight65 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  5. Rosebank88 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Warm, toasted malt, redcurrant, slightly creamy notes, raspberry cabbage, a hint of salt, soaked biscuit, mascarpone, orange liqueur and overall very dessert-like. With water: fresh, saltier, again sour red berries, pomegranates, barberries, blood oranges and mascarpone.
    • Taste
      Fresh, salty, oak, sour red berries like cranberries and barberries, warm loess, sweet malty and a hint of bacon. With water: again salty, biscuit-like maltiness, red currant, and ripe raspberries and loess.
    • Finish
      Short to medium, malt, raspberries and a thick dollop of cream.

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