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Overall rating
90.43/100
votes
44
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
25 years old
Strength
46.3 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Bottle code
P083786 L5 0813 16239
Barcode
758371130832
Added on
04 Dec 2011 4:11 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 486.24

19 × in wishlist

44 × member ratings

114 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain XXV

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.43 points

  1. valery77 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Soft, whole, sherry, very pleasant. Dried fruits (dried apricots), prunes, vanilla notes, fruit caramel, cream cake, freshly sawn board, leather furniture, sweet pastries. 23
    • Taste
      Moderate, moderately sweet. Black pepper, oriental spices, sweet apple, wood tannins, fruit caramel. 21
    • Finish
      Medium in length, wood tannins dominate, menthol is added at the end. 21
      Perfectly balanced, smooth, tasty, although not very complex whisky. Balance 23
      Total 88

  2. Lu Cifer scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Aroma:
    multi-layered and complex, changes in the glass and provides new impressions.
    Fine sherry and woody notes, slightly fruity with raisins and orange, delicate nut notes, spices. Harmonious and appealing.

    Taste:
    sweetish-tart, slightly scented, sherry, wood notes, walnuts, slightly dark with hint of barrel / coffee, spices and oak. Maybe a hint of salty, demanding the salivation ...

    finish:
    soft, tart-sweet-dry, barrel / coffee notes, some sherry, delicate oak notes, finally slightly sweetish with dried fruit.

  3. markfeit scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    raisins and sherry nose, and really nice with a few drops of water.

  4. oppi scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Sherry and sweet fruitiness Raisins and chocolate Very beautiful

  5. steinrich scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  6. Fight65 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  7. bennythemonster scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Bunnahabhain XXV, 25 years, original bottling, 46.3% alc. Region: Isle of Islay, Scotland
    Nose: First, a beautiful sherry nose with raisins and dark berry fruits, with nutty milk chocolate and mild coffee aromas, even slightly damp tobacco is one of the party. In the background hovers a slightly floral and sweet perfume note, which, however, does not seem obtrusive. The malt is rounded off by a dry and harmonious wood smoke note.
    Palate: raisins, blackberries and dates. Again, the coffee flavors and some milk foam. The nut is stronger, then followed by strong winter spices, which, although the oak can come something, but not really look bitter. The dryness of the nose comes back, a touch of 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 strong with its beautiful sherry aromas and the round wood influence.
    89/100 points (tasted 2015, about 245 €) Thanks to Daniel Buruck aka Peat Head for the generous sample! Publish on: www.facebook.de/notesofmalt

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