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Bunnahabhain Eirigh Na Greine

Overall rating
81.58/100
votes
33
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Limited Edition
Casktype
Italian & French Red Wine Casks
Strength
46.3 % Vol.
Size
1000 ml
Bottle code
Batch No. 02 P034699 L5
Barcode
5029704217793
Bottled for
Travel Retail
Added on
11 Feb 2015 7:49 pm by nomad_soul
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 76,84

2 × in wishlist

33 × member ratings

118 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain Eirigh Na Greine

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.58 points

  1. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    I find both good and reasonably priced (65 €), Batch 3 is certainly the expectation for "red wine casks" a little closer.
    • Nose
      Direct Comparison Batch 2 vs. Batch 3:
      both sweet, nutty, caramel, suggest sherry rather than red wine.
      2 slightly milder, creamier, 3 slightly more intense, slightly maritime-fresh
      ...
      After a while, both of them produce a fruity red wine note, 2 becomes even more caramel-like, 3 more dry, spicy wood
    • Taste
      Direct Comparison Batch 2 vs. Batch 3:
      both soft but full-bodied, caramel sweet, toffee, with a slightly earthy note and some pepper.
      the difference lies in the fruitiness - (2) yellow, sweet - orange marmalade, cooked peaches, (3) fresh, red berries
    • Finish
      Direct Comparison Batch 2 vs. Batch 3:
      both relatively long, 2 very creamy with pepper, 3 rather dark chocolate and woody, bitter

  2. Archer scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Not a bad Bunna, but I would not need a whole bottle of it. On the tongue, he has more to offer than in the nose and finish.
    • Nose
      82 82
      Orange marmalade, hazelnuts and almonds on first contact in the nose. Honey. A bit of salt. Fresh, fruity, light.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Creamy onion with orange purée, almonds, hazelnuts and red grapes. Woody. Caramel and toffee, dark chocolate, marzipan. Less fresh and floating than in the nose, nuts and almonds are very dominant.
    • Finish
      82 82
      Rather short, while dry. Milk chocolate, toffee, caramel, honey and tart orange marmalade. Finally dried leaves of tobacco.

  3. The Macallan scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    Not a bad Bunna, not quite in balance as I would expect it. To much of the wine.
    • Nose
      Fruit, wood, salty, dominant, fresh, red wine, after some time more of the real Bunnahabhain notes as we know it
    • Taste
      sweet start, fruity elements, tasty but just over the top, Mon Cheri bon bon
    • Finish
      Warm, spicy, lingers in the mouth

  4. Hvdree scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      84 84

  5. rpvdwel scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

  6. Cubey666 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Nose: it started a bit dry with quite some wood notes, later on it turns more sweet, with some red wine notes and a hint of chocolate. Later on some mineral / rock notes, which is often with Bunnahabhain.

    Taste: full sweet onset, some caramel and spices.

    Finish: bit dry, the wood notes remain lingering quite long.
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      81 81

  7. martinni scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      82 82

  8. Ciro scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  9. Peter(TTMC) scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  10. mrbugsb scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

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