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Overall rating
86.50/100
votes
12
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Vintage Malt Whisky Co Ltd. (VM)
Bottling serie
The Cooper's Choice
Vintage
10.1990
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
27 years old
Casktype
Bourbon
Casknumber
7400
Number of bottles
330
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
05 Mar 2018 9:12 am by Julia E S
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 172,98

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Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 1990 VM

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

  1. Othorion scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    that's ok, but Bunna can do better! Especially considering age and price!
    • Nose
      88 88
      malty, lemon juice and warm vanilla pudding, peppermint, coconut, cake dough, in the background orange oil,
    • Taste
      85 85
      first pepper and ginger, a bit alcoholic, creamy, some coffee, walnuts, cake dough, lemon juice
    • Finish
      85 85
      slightly bitter, warming, slightly dry, walnuts and coffee

  2. dRambo scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

  3. Ed Radour scored this whisky 85 points Specialist

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. dRambo scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    impressed me little price performance I do not think so great.
    • Nose
      slightly mineral lemon, relatively mild / shallow nose, wood oil, creamy, some coconut fat, lime blossom, butter biscuits, delicate sweetness, low acidity, also warms less intense - the nose is nice but weak
    • Taste
      somewhat stronger than the nose would suggest, quite oily texture, slightly warming, ginger, laurel, wood stain with beeswax, herbkrautig with delicate bitter note, here is
    • Finish
      the finish is my highlight, here it is pulsating, swinging between pudding, wood and floral notes back and forth, is very balanced and comparatively intense to its other performance

  5. pianoman scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Fresh, amazingly light. Grated lemon zest, physalis and some mint. Dry white wine, some earth.
    • Taste
      Clear and tender. Light grapes with a slightly acidic impact. Pancakes, a little lemon juice. Behind it nectarines with a hint of wax. Subtle nutty.

  6. mothers_finest scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    The malt is alright but he can not keep up with other Bunnas from the 88-90s from the Bourbon Hogshead ...
    Currently, the price is € 170 for a bottle; So if I included the PLV, there would be 2 points less.
    So do not get it wrong, it's a correct malt, but for 30 € less there are some better ones. More barrel, better integrated alcohol, and above all more coherent.

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