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Overall rating
85.41/100
votes
314
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2018
Casktype
Ex-Bourbon & Oloroso Sherry
Strength
46.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Barcode
5029704219063
Added on
22 Feb 2018 1:45 am by z-imaging
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 49.02

68 × in wishlist

314 × member ratings

675 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain Toiteach A Dhà

54 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.41 points

  1. Pollenflug scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Conclusion and pictures on: https://tomtrinkt.de
    • Nose
      Heavy smoke (flaming campfire) and a salty sea breeze take over the command immediately. The aromatic intensity is considerable, I honestly did not expect that in the form. Sweet fruit notes gradually penetrate the initially dominant smoke of the wild Islay malts. Salty caramel, gentle sweet sherry notes, dried orange peel, lemons and blueberries follow. Strong spices (nutmeg & cloves), oak and dried tobacco leaves are mixed with smoke and fruity notes. Pleasantly complex!
    • Taste
      Soft and full-bodied onset. The Bunnahabhain rekindles a blazing bonfire and a fine sea breeze. The Sherrynoten gain in taste in presence and dominance. Overripe apples, orange peel, grapefruit, raisins and sugared wild berries create a sweet and fruity contrast. Christmas spices, salty caramel, dark chocolate, spicy oak and fine tobacco notes complete the harmonious taste. The alcohol content (46.3%) fits very well into the overall picture. I renounce the addition of water.
    • Finish
      Medium to long, smoky-spicy and warm. The Sherrynoten now give way to the more ashen smoke and clear traces of pepper, salt and chocolate. Strong oak notes, Christmas spices and tobacco let the Bunnahabhain slowly fade away. A slight dryness remains on the palate.

  2. wisekycourse scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    nose:
    dry and gripping peat, a little iodized, lemon, seaweed at high tide, salt arriving, a little fruit on citrus
    mouth:
    the alcohol fire is quite young, then a pleasant sensation of smoke near the fire, a little fruit on the cooked tangerine, a little mold in return, peppery spices, the malt returns a little toasted, seaweed still in a little parched package.
    Final:
    fairly short, smoky, dry wood, fruit a little macerated at last.
    simple, missing a bit of final.

  3. Archer scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    But hello, he can do something. That's when I thought that was just another of those "okay" bunna no age statements. But no. He has depth and character and gets out back not thin and boring, but holds beautiful long the variety of aromas of the nose and tongue upright. At the price - you really can not complain.
    • Nose
      88 88
      A pleasantly restrained smoky note that draws with a touch of dried apricots, peaches and raisins in the nose. Sherry aromas follow after a while, as do caramel and honey. Spicy wood, a little tree resin and pepper complete the picture.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Cool peat smoke, more intense on the tongue than in the nose. Dry from the beginning. Sherry aromas, some Kellermoder and an impression of damp wood give it depth. Cloves, nutmeg and pepper crowd in. Also a little licorice and menthol resonate. Nougat chocolate, freshly brewed coffee, leather.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Medium long, dry. In the finish he continues to show the flavors of the tongue. Although in a weakened form, but as a whole they are still there. Anything but one-dimensional.

  4. ASWhisky scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    no club
    looks gentle and older
    that could do more but the menthol note kills a lot
    • Nose
      Walnut shells in red wine water
      At first, the nose barely opens
      then comes incense, menthol, smoke rather in the background as a clue
      the nose looks cool and smooth
      Later come warm walnut notes, dark caramel with chocolate topping like the "Giant Candy" and again frankincense
    • Taste
      smooth and cool at the start
      Menthol immediately, Tanine
      cool and yet warm
      Slowly, smoke and heat develop in the oral cavity
      Resin, wood, dark liquorice, chocolate and sugar
      Honey water on the palate, very sweet, but a natural-tasting sweetness
    • Finish
      nice finish
      long
      Baked apple juice and barrel flavors
      Coffee and caramel

  5. Marcel74 scored this whisky 89 points Member Senior

    Delicious nas statement with a nice depth and layered flavors .. this whisky is closer to 10 years than towards 5

    75% Oloroso casks, 25% Bourbon Cask 40PPM
    Minimum of 10 years in the bottle + older ones

    Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=469e2LRxBKY
    Look at 6:35 and further
    • Nose
      Brown sugar, syrup, sherry, oak, maritime and nice smoky
    • Taste
      Sweet, sherry, oak, tobacco, dark fruit, raisin, date, fig ...
    • Finish
      Medium long and soft, nice and sweet with a hint of pepper

  6. Tordeaux scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

  7. thebonewolf scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    This is nice, but like the Mòine did not live up to the Toiteach for me. I think I just liked the greater influence of the Bourbon casks that had.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Peaty with slight rubber/medicinal quality. Sweet woodiness/woody Sherry.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Real light into strongly peppery smoke. Thin.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Nutmeggy, spicy, green woody smoke.

  8. WhiskyPEATer scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

  9. Martin1965 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Smoke, maritime notes, wet wood, vanilla, light sherry, fruit
    • Taste
      Smoke, Dried Fruits, Sweet and Oily, Raisins
    • Finish
      Medium long and spicy with smoke

      Although the whisky is still relatively young, its quality is amazing

  10. sarthur71 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      85 85

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