Whiskybase
Overall rating
87.65/100
votes
33
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Archives (Arc)
Bottling serie
Fourth Release
Vintage
12.1990
Bottled
03.2012
Stated Age
21 years old
Casktype
Fresh Sherry
Casknumber
14
Number of bottles
62
Strength
52.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
31 Jul 2012 5:11 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 77,88

10 × in wishlist

33 × member ratings

16 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 1990 Arc

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.65 points

  1. addyhd scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

  2. Hvdree scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  3. ducksingel scored this whisky 88 points Editor

    This is really a X-mas dram: sweet, warming, cake and chocolate.
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. magic_slim scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Another excellent choice by the Whiskybase shop team and definitely worth its price. Thanks a lot for the sample.
    • Nose
      Wow - this is delicious!!! Warming and fruity at first nosing. Smells like plum in madeira marzipan chocolates. Oranges and high quality oloroso sherry. I also get some red berry jam, kumquat and dark honey aromas. Excellent.
    • Taste
      Tastes just as expected for a sherry cask matured Bunna. Dominated by an intensive oloroso sherry aroma. Also some German lebkuchen with a little cherry jam and weak notes of tea. Very good.
    • Finish
      Long and sherried, warming from deep inside. More and more tannins are coming up but it remains pleasant.

  5. Sonett scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Yet another interesting bottling from Archives
    • Nose
      First comes soft and pleasant notes of sherry, plums and raisins. Hidden behind the first impression comes vague tones of oak, dates and figs
    • Taste
      Enter the mouth with a bitter-sweet taste where the sweetness rather quickly is replaced by a woody taste of oak, bitter almonds, increasing spices and a very very vague touch of peat. 
    • Finish
      Long and spicy with bitter almonds staying in the mouth also after the spices have faded away

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