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Bunnahabhain 2001

Overall rating
91.66/100
votes
38
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Feis Ile 2019
Vintage
08.02.2001
Bottled
17.01.2019
Calculated age
17 years old
Casktype
Sauternes Finish
Number of bottles
1118
Strength
54.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Feis Ile 2019
Added on
31 May 2019 4:39 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 319,01

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Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 2001

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.66 points

  1. Kantenmechaniker scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    One of the best Sauternes ripenings I've ever tried.
    • Nose
      as expected sweet, honey, vanilla, ripe sweet mirabelle plums, a light nut note in the background, macadamia, melted white chocolate, in the background a light maritime note comes through, he is totally supple
    • Taste
      very sweet and creamy, ganache, honey, vanilla, light acidity of the mirabelles, then comes an intense interlude with nuts and light roasted aromas, some salt tickles the tongue, need no water
    • Finish
      Haselnusseis, really as if you had just licked it, even from the mouth feeling, creamier it is not

  2. Mr.Wong scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    A fabulous winey Bunnahabhain with a fantastic influence of a Sauternes Finish.
    • Nose
      I smell a lot of dark fruits, wine, raisins, honey, propolis, white grapes, plenty of dried plums, dried apples. I also smell notes of cream and nuts.
    • Taste
      Winey, sweet, more wine, cinnamon
    • Finish
      The finish is also winey, slightly oaky, but has a lot of dried raisins.

  3. Damocles scored this whisky 98 points Newbie

    A dream whisky
    • Nose
      Honey, sweet malt, sweet Sauternes influence, notes of dried fruit, toffee and creamy coffee
    • Taste
      Rich on the palate, sweet, mouth-filling, sweet fruits, rich sauternes, roasted nuts, creamy salted caramel and dark chocolate
    • Finish
      Sweet fruits and dark chocolate on the finish
      An excellent whisky.

  4. Turvekuukkeli scored this whisky 95 points Member Senior

    Great dram. Full bodied and sweet.

  5. spigray scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    Could not make proper notes as I only tasted it in the distillery shop but I was absolutely fascinated by this whisky. great viscosity, sweet, a real feeling of sauternes, honey, apricots, vanilla. Great stuff!

  6. Ivynor scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    A superb Bunna, although much too expensive and for the richest. Too bad because the quality is really there.
    • Nose
      91 91
      Nose balanced, powerful, well peated and greedy, with pastry notes (cooked cake, melted prune). The whole is quite spicy, with also hints of heather and yellow fruits.
    • Taste
      92 92
      Excellent mouth, very greedy, on the cake baked out of the oven, the fat peat dark chocolate, plum mirabelle, quetsches. More peppery finish
    • Finish
      90 90
      Finale endless, spicy and greedy, on stewed fruits, dark chocolate, candied orange. A vegetal and woody point, drier, prevents to go further.

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