Distilled/Owned by: Bunnahabhain / Wemyss
Mashbill: 100% malted barley
Aged For: 29 years, distilled 1987
Cask Type: Sherry Butt
Chill Filtered: No
Color Added: No
Color: Burnt Umber
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Caramel, raisins, apples, dark chocolate, figs, plum pudding, sherry
Mouthfeel: Medium body, oily
Palate/Taste: Intense sweetness, PX sherry, caramel, coffee grounds, molasses, toasted nuts, oolong tea, blueberries
Finish: Long lasting, medium warmth, dark chocolate, sherry, dried fruits, caramel, blueberry jam, scones
Thoughts: It’s one of the sweetness whiskies I have ever consumed. It reminds me a great deal of drinking a vintage PX sherry, with less of the syrupy thickness that entails. Delicious and one to be savored slowly.
Score: 90 out of 100