Bunnahabhain 28-Year 1988 Wemyss Malts “Bittersweet Baklava”

Bunnahabhain 28-Year 1988 Wemyss Malts “Bittersweet Baklava”

Price: Discontinued 

Distilled/Owned by: Bunnahabhain / Wemyss Malts

Region: Islay

46% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: 28 years, distilled 1988

Cask Type: Hogshead

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Golden

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Flakey pastry crust, honey, vanilla, almonds, toffee, milk chocolate, and oak

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body, oily

Palate/Taste: Bitter almond paste, honey, malted barley, vanilla, salt, marzipan, white chocolate

Finish: Medium warmth and length, mellows out and become less bitter, vanilla and spices, cinnamon

Thoughts: It certainly does have the baklava profile, but for the price I would have liked a bit of a fuller body. Still very tasty

Score: 85 out of 100

 

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