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Overall rating
86.46/100
votes
15
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Authentic Collection
Vintage
2009
Bottled
11.2018
Stated Age
09 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Strength
58.8 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 700 ml
Added on
04 Dec 2018 1:58 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 62,50

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Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 2009 CA

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.46 points

  1. WSP scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  2. detachedblue scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Young and oily, pear drop, pickled plums.
    • Taste
      Sweet, ice cream, sour pear drop, very sweet overall
    • Finish
      Long, minty and spicy, a lot of spices.

  3. JoshNRW scored this whisky 84 points Member Junior

    • Nose
      85 85
      Sharp start, a bit snappy, floral, cold ash, sweetness, pear, honey, apricot, alcohol, water makes it more pleasant.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Without water too spicy, alcohol, fruits and flowers. Better with water here too.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Rather short

  4. Allandale scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    A young one.
    • Nose
      Chewy toffee, caramel and hints of lime.
    • Taste
      Waxy coating, ripe gooseberries and a touch spice.
    • Finish
      Dark cocoa powder, maritime notes, seaweed. Lovely aftertaste .

  5. dandan798 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    I highly recommend you try this first with only a few drops of water and later with quite some more water. The difference is astounding. I prefer a healthy dose of water in this one.
    • Nose
      88 88
      earthy, cooked fruit, fresh pear, plum, malt, mint, wild honey, floral, heather, slight spice, cinnamon, vanilla, a little iodine, very slight peat, roasted barley, mash tun, some sour notes

      with some water I get much more fresh fruit, mint and some nuts
    • Taste
      86 86
      cooling, mint, fresh fruit, apples, pear, earthy, sour, lemon, sea salt, spice, clove, barley, slightly peaty, sweet, starch sugar, old blanket, lightly roasted coffee beans, iodine

      same here with some water: more fresh fruit, the other flavours step back quite a bit
    • Finish
      85 85
      musky, earthy, astringent, oak, 65% chocolate, spice, medium long

      the finish with added water is much more pleasant. Green apples, pear, lemon, sea salt, sweet honey, grass, iodine, mint

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