The third card of the whisky arcana is finally revealed. Let us enter the circle of the initiated together. The Empress delights us with warming aromas full of cream and caramel, which come from the first filled sherry butt in which she was allowed to mature to become ruler. The third tarot card is known to have great power over people - so The Empress comes with a powerful taste.
As soon as the heavy decanter is uncorked, the Bunnahabhain 2009/2021 enriches us with sweet notes. The substantial quality of this unique single malt whisky is reflected in the solid, high-quality cork and the hand-illustrated label. Everything fits together: the copper accents as well as the font are matched to the natural, uncolored copper tone of the whisky. The sweet sherry butt gave away 709 limited unique pieces to the ruler. You get a natural single malt without cooling filtering from the popular distillery Bunnahabhain. Unlike most Islay stills, Bunnahabhain is not known for its strong smoky notes, but for its perfect harmony with sherry barrels. This exquisite first fill sherry butt is truly worthy of a ruler! Let Islay's sensual sherry flavors dominate you.
The Tarot Series - The Bunnahabhain 2009/2021 III. The Empress was specially selected by whic for the Tarot series and bottled by Signatory. Inspiration was provided by the 22 arcana of the Tarot. The whiskys come in heavy decanters and with large corks. All bottles have a unique, hand-illustrated label design, black tubes and a card tag carefully placed around the neck. These and other details perfectly set the mood for the mystical bottlings in it. With 22 single malts, the series creates a portal to a supernatural world of flavors. Discover for yourself which flavors the tarot cards have in store for you. Finally! A new tarot card is revealed. The ruler will convince you with sensual-sweet notes.
Sweet syrup notes unfold right at the beginning. In addition, there is a hint of ash, which is cleverly complemented by floral aromas. Then the sweet notes with cream and caramel come to the fore again.
The sweetness is also very present on the palate and is complemented by sour citrus notes and fine spice, which warms the mouth. Oak tannins show up in the form of leather and coffee. The Bunnahabhain The Empress convinces with a pleasantly oily mouthfeel.
Very mild and nicely fruity.