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Overall rating
91.83/100
votes
15
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
40 years old
Number of bottles
1000
Strength
41.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
22 Jan 2018 4:44 pm by z-imaging
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 2146.33

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15 × member ratings

11 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 40-year-old

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.83 points

  1. Achany scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Sweet, a lot of fruits, yellow apples, tropical fruits as well. a very gentle oaky influence, some vanilla, some honey and tropical again. the finish is really long lasting. What a wonderful dram this is. Tasted it during a Bunnahabhain Ultimate Tasting in Summer 2018. Really old and dignified dram!
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
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  2. detachedblue scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Wow, outrages tropical notes here, but utterly elegant, grass, fresh cream, very similar to the Port Askaig 45 I tasted recently, extremely floral, also there are lemon and oranges.
    • Taste
      Mellow and sweet, oily, Magnolia flowers. Fresh creams, top tier oak, floral wood spices, a touch of shoe polishes, a bit watery.
    • Finish
      Medium to long, banana cream, top tier oak.

  3. Luigisim scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
      Mild nose, cellar and sawdust
    • Taste
      90 90
      Daisies, mimosa flowers, honey
    • Finish
      89 89
      Medium and gentle

  4. Allandale scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Lovely.
    • Nose
      Hints from tropical fruit,banana, berries, creamy toffee, vanilla, rich with nuts and delicate sweet oak.
    • Taste
      Sweet malt, creamy caramel, vanilla , creamy berries with hits of toasted nuts, tropical fruit, banana and pineapple.
    • Finish
      A very long aftertaste. Sweet and fruity.

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