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Overall rating
88.20/100
votes
28
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Warehouse Tasting
Vintage
1999
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Hogshead
Casknumber
4104
Strength
49.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
04 Oct 2018 2:39 pm by ahelmonds
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 105,00

3 × in wishlist

28 × member ratings

32 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 1999 CA

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.20 points

  1. hs305 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    [October, 2018] I had a dram during the Cadenhead warehouse tasting at Campbeltown and I bought a bottle for 90 GBP.

    This is the Traditional Scotch profile of Bunnahabhain what is completely distillate-driven. It is just lightly peated (the 70ies and 80ies Bunna style) and dangerously quaffable. I like this style much more than the modern heavily peated and/or extremely wood-driven Bunnahabhain releases...
    • Nose
      88 88
      The colour is old gold and the nose offers a fine traditional Scotch profile with lots of buttery, nutty, waxy and marzipan aromas. The peat is very light and hides shy in the background as do the wooden notes with spices and some tannins. It needs some time to fully open up but it grows quite impressively from a rather shy start...
    • Taste
      89 89
      The taste is layered on sweet fruity, honey and nutty flavours that are complemented by spices, waxes and shy peaty notes over time. All greatly balanced with no flaw that I can find. It is nicely chewable with a perfect mouthfeel. Some water strengthens the spicy side in the nose and the waxy / oily flavours on the palate but I like the neat dram better.
    • Finish
      89 89
      The initial mouthfeel is warming and coating with minor peppery moments. The finish is medium to long and adds more marzipan and peppery spices towards the end. No distracting moments here either. I like it!

  2. ARDBERG scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      90 90

  3. Sandman scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Pear, melon, peach, apricot, vanilla, nuts, honey, fresh grass, lemon zest and salty.
    This really opened with a few drops of water.

  4. Koalafant scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Cadenhead Warehouse Tasting 2019-04-08 => 86/100
    now a bit older: 19yo
    and slightly weaker: 49.2%

  5. Malinois scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

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