Please take into account that these are my personal tasting notes and personal experience, as such you may interpret this whisky differently from me.
I was given this sample by Mr T aka The Whisky Reiver. If you haven’t already then I highly recommend checking out his Facebook page here: The Whisky Reiver
Sweet caramel followed by dried fruit. There’s also a slight mentol note.
Sweet, butterscotch. A citrus note with bitter edge, like orange pith but also dried fruits. Some mild spice – clove and maybe cinnamon.
Nutty and smoky, long lasting and slightly drying.
This comes it at anywhere between £36 and £44 depending on where you shop. It’s most definitely worth £36 and the I think it’s worth £44 a bottle as this is a cracking dram. Lots of depth and it just keeps giving each time I go back to it. Also for an Islay it’s not too smoky so it would appeal even to those who don’t like very peaty/smoky drams.
Taken from Bunnahabhain website:
Fresh and aromatic, fruity floral with hints of dried fruit and a subtle prevalence of smoke.
Light with fruit notes, nutty flavours with a sweetness and slight hints of vanilla and caramel.
Lingering, beautifully rich and full-bodied.