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Overall rating
86.09/100
votes
49
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Wemyss Malts (Wy)
Bottling serie
Hickory Molasses Glaze
Vintage
2001
Bottled
2016
Casktype
Puncheon
Number of bottles
771
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
07 Sep 2016 9:30 pm by Amsterdam
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 73,08

6 × in wishlist

49 × member ratings

80 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bunnahabhain 2001 Wy

16 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.09 points

  1. Othorion scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Delicious? Yes! A bunna? Unmistakable!
    But nothing special. Different but not better than the standard 12er

  2. Bowmore Axel scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Sweet smell of spices, beautiful woody notes, soothing.

    Very sweet on the palate, something like brown sugar candy, a little bitterness that reminds of coffee and harmonizes well with the sweetness. A hint of herbs and raisins.

    The finish is very nice long. Slightly peppery, delicately salty and bitter - sweet. Long salty tingling remains in the mouth.

    That's his money value. There are 88 points from me.

  3. MadScientist scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. schengel10 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    A very special and very good Bunna;
    [Color] amber;
    • Nose
      Raisins, a lot of sherry, leather, spices, salt, spicy oak;
    • Taste
      restrained; oily onset, oranges, old sherry, tart, bitter almonds, spices, oak, maritime (salt), little sweetness, complex;
    • Finish
      medium long, oily finish, oak, very nutty finish;

  5. malthead-1984 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Great ex-bourbon fruitiness. very light and fresh with exotic notes. behind it a little bit of iodine and a tart herbaceous note that might give you a hint of smoke
    • Taste
      very sweet and oily, it runs on the tongue almost like syrup. the longer it stays in the mouth, the stronger the herbs and wood influences become. Here comes the well-known iodine again
    • Finish
      courage something rest sweet and neatly adverbing, he says goodbye. He fills the whole mouth and is marvelous maritime.
      nice malt!

  6. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Is already a stable good thing Bunna, a touch seems unbalanced and sounds in the notes even better than he seems, would like to see with 3-4y more.
    • Nose
      The nose is already clear to recognize Bunna, he comes rather dry, with maritime salt, washed up wood, autumn leaves, forest soil, dry berry bushes, burnt brown sugar, some bitter chocolate in a rasp, but everything is quite young, not now old and sublime, leatherback, rough
    • Taste
      Here, too, quite dry directly, autumn leaves, some coffee beans, salt, tannins, dark chocolate already a bit expired, burnt brown sugar, blood orange, grapefruit peel, some herbal honey, apple peel and seeds
    • Finish
      Dry, salty, forest soil, tannins, dark, rough malt, some pepper too, curry, medium-long

  7. Patrick93 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      88 88

  8. Fight65 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Has in the finish extremely nice sweetness!
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      88 88

  9. Donwaldorf scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    I really liked this profile Bourbon / Single Malt. This whisky is drunk like whey, we want more. By cons, small flat, I can not find the distillate Bunna.
    • Nose
      To the blind I could have bet on a bourbon with its sugar, its honey and its vanilla in want it here. Going further we find notes of frangipane, almond and milk cereals. We will not miss the dark red fruits either.
    • Taste
      Alcohol perfectly integrated, a controlled reduction, which is often the case at Wemyss. We are on chocolate, spicy and woody notes. There is still sugar and dark fruit.
    • Finish
      Average length on vanilla, woody accompanied by light spices and a veil of bitterness very pleasant. Cocoa is always present.

  10. Okto-Bull scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Somehow unbalanced. The barrel is there, but the typical Bunnach character is missing. Despite drinking strength bites something sharp in the nose. The taste is pretty flat ....

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