Aged: 20 years
Product of: United Kingdom
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An Islay malt distilled at the Bunnahabhain Distillery in 1991 and aged for 20 years in a first-fill Sherry butt which yielded 743 bottles. Part of the Wemyss Malts Single Cask 2011 Autumn Release - the first Wemyss single cask bottlings to include the name of the distillery on the front label.
Review and Tasting
Sampled on 01/11/2011
Clear, tawny amber with bright bronze highlights.
Pungent old sherry nose with vanilla, leather, varnished sandalwood and floral lavender.
The robust palate keeps giving with honey and maple syrup balancing dry peaty oak, salted mixed nuts with subdued Christmas cake fruit.
Pleasing smoky, coal tar, slightly salted nut finish with a touch of Christmas cake fruit.