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Bunnahabhain 1986

Overall rating
89.25/100
votes
23
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Feis Ile 2008
Vintage
1986
Bottled
17.04.2008
Stated Age
21 years old
Casktype
2 Ex-Sherry Casks
Number of bottles
512
Strength
46.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
08 Dec 2008 5:30 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 700,00

16 × in wishlist

23 × member ratings

29 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 1986

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.25 points

  1. stefsel111 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      89 89

  2. EJS scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. Hvdree scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. dram-drinker scored this whisky 91 points Moderator

    It takes some time and needs some air to open up but then all the freshness kicks in - a very good pick!
    • Nose
      90 90
      Nutty, fresh mushrooms, hints of rubber, black tea, whiffs of acacia honey, sherry wood, later on more fresh fruits, citrus fruits, cooked oranges - needs some time after opening the bottle - gets fresher and better - very good!
    • Taste
      92 92
      Wow, what a creamy and soft texture, oily, liquorice, more cooked fruits, hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, even some coriander and cardamom, toffee, milk chocolate, subtle sweetness, clean sherry wood - fantastic!
    • Finish
      91 91
      Very looong, warm, spicy, good sweetness, not drying, best wood notes, even some red wineish notes - great!

  5. markkerr02 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    http://smad.se/provningar/Provning%2084%20Islay%20Festival%202008.html Test 084: Islay Festival - 081011 The whisky tested: Glass 1 Bruichladdich X4 + 1, 65.4%, 594: - kr (50 cl) 1 point
    Glass 2 Bowmore 8Y / 2000, 57.4%, 960: - kr 8 points
    Glass 3 Bunnahabhain 21Y / 1986, 46.7%, 2510: -kr 108 points
    Glass 4 Lagavulin 16Y, 43%, 549: - kr; reference points
    Glass 5 Laphroaig Càirdeas, 55%, 649: - kr 78 points
    Glass 6 Ardbeg Renaissance, 55.9%, 549: - kr 113 points
    Glass 7 Lagavulin 15Y / 1993, 52.9%, 720: - NOK 118 points Testimonials Per Eriksson Bunnahabhain 21Y / 1986, 46.7%, 2510: -kr
    Scent: Soft, nice, pretty, sherry, fruit, flowers, christmas, figs
    Taste: Soft, Christmas, Figs, Sherry, Fruits, Light Oak
    Aftertaste: Christmas, fruit, flowers, oak, tall
    Score: 93
    Testimonials Bernt Sjödin Bunnahabhain 21Y / 1986, 46.7%, 2510: -kr
    Color: Dark amber
    Scent: Dried fruit, chocolate
    Taste: Sweetcorn, fattones, dried fruit, chocolate
    Aftertaste: Long with chocolate and dried fruit
    Score: 90
    One of the best Bunnahabhain I tried.

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