Old version of the distillery, this peat initially is being practically melted all mingling with other flavors available.
Bunnahabhain 25 years was voted best Single Malt no peaty island of Islay at the 2008 World Whiskies Awards.
The nose of this 25 year-old is a real "flower of artifice" with sweet aromas of salted caramel that mingle beautifully with subtle notes of oak and polished leather.
The attack in mouth, on the fruit (red berries) and the creamy, is moving to the toasted hazelnut and a malted festival. All is transcript spicy so subtle that the balance remains perfect proportions.
A dry finish, but do UCE lets you on the taste buds of the alternations of sugar and Woody spices
Just north of Islay, by the sea, Bunnahabhain pronounces 'bouna 'hav' n' and, in Gaelic, means "mouth of the Creek. This distillery was founded in 1881. To be located on Islay, Bunnahabhain resolutely contrasts with the majority of the malts distilled in the island. Because here, no peat, not smoked, but instead a full, round and powerful body. The water from the source Margadale, is channeled underground until his arrival at the distillery, thus avoiding the surrounding peaty areas. And barley malt, type Optic, contains less than 2 ppm of phenols, while a peaty malt contains about 50.
Bunnahabhain today wish to recreate malts that reflect the origins of the distillery. Ian Macmillan took all the technical means in order to reproduce a very peaty style, called "Monk" translation of 'peaty' in Gaelic. Bunnahbhain Ceobanach, thus approaching the original style of the distillery.
Origin: Island of Islay
Most Western Islands of Scotland (except for the Hebrides) is hardly attractive, with its stony hills not exceeding the 500 m and its peaty Plains battered by the wind. Islay is a real paradise for lovers, because it contains more typed malts of Scotland. The island has strengths explaining the vitality of his whisky production. Indeed, its fertile lands long allowed them to produce barley to its needs; water is abundant thanks to a strong rainfall; and bogs, providing fuel, represent nearly a quarter of the area of the island.
|Type of products||Liquor|
|Appellation||Single Malt Islay Whiskey|
|Cuvee's name||25 ans|
|Main grape variety||No|
|Box type||Wooden box|