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Bunnahabhain 2005

Overall rating
89.62/100
votes
41
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Burgundy Finish
Vintage
10.10.2005
Bottled
2020
Stated Age
14 years old
Casktype
Refill Hogshead / Burgundy Finish
Number of bottles
600
Strength
60.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
28 Apr 2020 8:54 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

£ 194.23

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41 × member ratings

134 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 2005

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.62 points

  1. FlamingSpeedy scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    Like a beautiful red wine in front of the closed fire. Without smoke.
    • Nose
      90 90
      Blackberry, elderberry - lots of dark fruits in a damp wooden box. A hint of lavender - very nice.
    • Taste
      89 89
      A bit peppery - the alcohol could be a little better integrated, leather and wood polish. A very nice barrel. A lot of fruit sweetness.
    • Finish
      89 89
      A little dry, makes the tongue furry. A slightly bitter note remains. Like a good old red wine. Great whisky.

  2. Jack McClane scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    We had this in a blind tasting of 7 awesome Islay malts. This was everybodys favourite in a group of 12!
    Not much more to say. Its an absolute stunner!

  3. SeWuWhisky scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    Appearance: dark amber, very oily
    Smell: Very strong fresh tobacco, ripe fig, in the background a light sweetness, cake, vanilla, nutty, slightly clove
    Mouthfeel: Very elegant, very light burning, very dry
    Taste: Slightly acidic, fruity / dried fruit, a lot of oak, slightly peppery, only a certain sweetness in the background, leathery / nutty
    Finish: Slightly sweet, slightly tart / sour note, dominant oak, still peppery, sometimes light vanilla shines through, the whisky ends beautifully harmoniously! Very long lasting.

    A very dry, dry Bunnahabhain with many corners and edges. The components harmonize very nicely and have a certain force. The finish lacks a bit of strength.

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