Bunnahabhain Small Batch Distilled 18-Year-Old
Bottler: Distillery Bottling
Region: Scotland/ Islay
Age: 18 year old
Cask Type: Sherry
Chill Filtered: No
Nose: Salted caramel leading to sticky toffee pudding sprinkled with nutmeg. With time a leathery quality emerges.
Palate: Dense, rich sherried notes perked up with a coastal saltiness. On a second wave roast chestnuts emerge and gentle wood spice.
Finish: Woodspice becomes mixed spice. The finish is warming and lengthy; salt and sherry towards the very end.
Overall: Bunnahabhain without chill-filtration is dense and oily and shows off its sherried credentials with ease.