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Bunnahabhain 18 Year Old

Top 10 Single Malt Scotch

The extra peaty Bunnahabhain 18 Year Old made GAYOT.com's Top 10 Single Malt Scotch list

Bunnahabhain 18 Year Old
Islay

On the northern shore of Islay, for more than 130 years, Bunnahabhain has been carving out an extra peaty niche in Scotland’s whisky flavor landscape. Unlike many Scotch whiskies, this elegant Single Malt is not chill filtered. (Chill filtering prevents the whisky from becoming hazy, but can affect the flavor.) The nose is a perfect balance of smoke and peat at a level of impact that’s both agreeable to a novice drinker and complex enough to please the connoisseur. The hints of subtle smoke, brine, malt sweetness, fruit and nuttiness bloom on the palate. The body of this spirit requires a stronger proof to ensure balance and full palate impact. The finish lingers and demands another taste, as the acidity is persistent and the flavors enticingly rich. As far as the pronunciation goes, we will leave it to the esteemed Scottish actor Brian Cox.


 

Price: $105


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