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Overall rating
91.79/100
votes
21
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
Old & Rare - The Platinum Selection
Vintage
05.1974
Bottled
09.2008
Stated Age
34 years old
Casktype
Sherry Cask Matured
Number of bottles
333
Strength
58.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
23 Jan 2009 5:23 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 1576,01

15 × in wishlist

21 × member ratings

18 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 1974 DL

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.79 points

  1. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    Fantastic Bunna, Old & Rare just has it.
    • Nose
      Extremely aromatic, round sherry nose, baked apple, dark honey, sweet, old leather, pickled plum, rosemary, raisins, dates, milk chocolate, blood orange, orange and ginger jam, cinnamon, hint of caraway, rosemary
    • Taste
      A lot of power behind it, I already 4% too much, baked apple, plum, milk chocolate, wonderful European oak, sweet licorice, nut chocolate, pomegranate, blood orange, nutmeg and cinnamon
    • Finish
      Nutmeg, cocoa, plum, European oak, full, sweet-dry, long to very long

  2. Gondwana scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

  3. Prof.Schoof did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 370 € at Whiskyauction in Feb. 2015

  4. Lafroy scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Definitely sweet with notes of prunes, sweet cherry, orange peel, fingernail polish, dried fruits, cherry in dark chocolate. Additionally, notes of sourness, cherry becomes stronger, it reminds of old sherry wood whisky from Japan. After a few minutes the fingernail polish becomes more chemical and stronger. A great promise!
    • Taste
      It starts sweet, smoothly with dominant old sherry notes. It´s dominated by dried fruits, old leather clothes, dark chocolate, some bitterness. After a while it becomes hot, warm with hints of chili, dryness, oak, chemical notes to it and more leather.
    • Finish
      Long, dry, filled with leather, dominated by dried fruits, old oak and hints of pepper.

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