Overall rating
91.60/100
votes
17
Whiskybase ID
WB151342
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2016
Stated Age
25 years old
Strength
46.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
P037865 / L5
Added on
11 mar 2020 8:26 pm by Norbs
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 930.18

17 × in wishlist

17 × member ratings

50 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Bunnahabhain XXV

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 91.60 points.

  1. huangshantong scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    I only tried it for the first time in May 2022,
    I've watched it many times in the past long time, and the price is only in the early 2K.
    I checked again today and found that it was more than 4000rmb.
    I feel sorry to have missed it.
    • Nose
      91 91
      Very, very good sherry, dried red dates, ripe dark fruit, nice oak, very deep and clean.
    • Taste
      91 91
      What reminds me is the stewed red dates with rock sugar Sydney, especially the red dates, which are really vivid, dried longan, almonds, and the wine is slightly softer, not so strong.
    • Finish
      90 90
      Red dates, red dates, too obvious, honey, very long, but the tannins are a bit more astringent, very dry, and a strong finish.

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  3. notesofmalt scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Bunnahabhain XXV, 25 years, original bottling, 46.3% alc.

    Nose: First a nice sherry nose with raisins and dark berries, plus nutty milk chocolate and mild coffee aromas, and some moist tobacco is also part of the party. A slightly floral and sweet perfume note hovers in the background, which, however, does not appear obtrusive. The malt is rounded off by a dry and harmonious wood smoke note.

    Palate: Raisins, blackberries and dates. In addition, the coffee aromas and some milk foam. The nut gets stronger, then strong winter spices follow, which let the oak come a little, but are not really bitter. The dryness of the nose comes back, seems a touch salty.

    Finish: Long and pleasantly warming, molasses and raisins, tobacco and espresso. Towards the end with more oak wood.

    Conclusion: A really good Bunnahabhain, which scores very highly with its beautiful sherry aromas and the round oak influence. 89/100 points (2015)

  4. DimiIkon scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Tasting: August 2021
    • Nose
      91 91
      Mature dates and sun drenched raisins in a characteristic sherry bottling with a rich, dark sherry scent. A light whisky, floral and with a touch of caramel and milk chocolate. A fantastic complex nose that is full of promise.
    • Taste
      93 93
      Wow! Old, mature and smooth sherry. Creamy with sweetness of caramel and red fruits. Vanilla and fudge with sun-drenched raisins. Floral with sweet, dark honey and dried fruits. Fullbodied and complex, a dram with a lot of character.
    • Finish
      92 92
      Long and with all the notes of sweet, old sherry. Toffee, dark honey and vanilla. A little almond mass, creamy and raisins. A fantastic finish to a great dram.

  5. Scotbul scored this whisky 95 points Newbie

    A great one. Very mature. You can smell the sherry far away

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