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Overall rating
85.92/100
votes
27
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
C&S Dram Collection (C&S)
Bottling serie
Dram Collection
Vintage
10.12.2001
Bottled
07.01.2012
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt
Casknumber
3751
Number of bottles
628
Strength
59.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
31 Jan 2012 11:14 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 74,90

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36 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 2001 C&S

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.92 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 86 points Moderator

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  2. dram-drinker scored this whisky 86 points Moderator

    It improved after the bottle was open for a few months - I have to increase my rating...
    • Nose
      Sweet sherry wood, vanilla, nutty, little toffee, plums, blood oranges
    • Taste
      Oily, liquorice, nutty, woody, salty and sweet, vanilla again, even a bit leathery - not so fruity on the palate
    • Finish
      Long and burning

  3. Noface83 scored this whisky 88 points Specialist

    In the nose, harbor water is the first thing that stands out. There are also notes of caramel, herbs, orange and dried plums. In the mouth then he started very strong, A full wave of sea water, with some fruit and oak. The finish then has a salty spice and some sweetness. The finish is medium long with dominant oak at the end.
    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. Cicero did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    I love this fat sherry and the "filthy" Bunnahabhain a really great whisky!
    • Nose
      juicy sherry, orange, apricot, herbal and also something like car exhausts (positive)
      Grapefruit in semi-sweet cake dough

      with water:
      the whisky is clearly on
      fruity, but also "dirty"
      Mandarins, almonds and apricot kernels
    • Taste
      a lot of alcohol, everything bizzles
      a lot of sweetness, sea, watts and iodine

      with water:
      intense, I seem to have just got the right amount of water
      fruity, barrel and then the "filthy"
    • Finish
      Sweetness with seasoning on tap

  5. kulideli scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    Aroma: sherry, oak, bitter choco (with more than 75%), a hint of smoke, with water: sherry, oak, the smoke disappears, vanilla, nougat, white chocolate, herbs, marzipan, sweet, citrus, cocoa, Nutella (with H2O, true, but hard to find!), heavy, tobacco, mint, herbs;

    Taste: Light smoke, bitter, fast (a lot of H2O), strong, nutty, oak, coffee, hazelnut, orange

    finish:
    Conclusion: a force in a bottle! Quite delicious, other flavors and aromas as usual, very complex for such a young whisky!

  6. alectron scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      honey, dusty & musty, dark wholemeal bread, nice oak level, also with some oak bark, some caramel-chocolate, rum raisins, mint/after eight, slight nose prickle, turpentine, (88)
      W Water: more vanilla, less oak more cereal, slightly perfumey/floral now, (84)
    • Taste
      noticable alc, but nice vanilla, mint, cereal, oak right next to it. (85)
      W Water: creamy-ness more upfront, but also more cereal notes (84) Comes together better after quite a while (86)
    • Finish
      similar to the nose, the sweeter sherry influence comes in only on second thought towards the end, [at a guess, this was an american oak sherry butt...?],  still some honey, nice oak without much dryness but rather a nice creamy-ness, mint/after eight,   (87)
      W Water: creamy-ness continues, now with some faint white couverture notes & green grapes (weisse schoko weintrauben...) (87)

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