1968, The Family Silver Vintage Reserve

ABV 40%
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Brand: Bunnahabhain
Expression: 1968, The Family Silver Vintage Reserve
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: No Age Statement
ABV: 40%
Country/Region: Scotland / Islay
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Jim Murray
Nose: Subtle sherry aroma balanced by a fresh salty breeze. Mildly bourboned.
Palate: Marginally fatter than the average Bunna, a quick rush of oak countered by malt and sherry.
Finish: Remains oaky and oily with some cocoa notes popping through.
Comment: Another example of an aged malt that, for all its obvious charm and class, has been just a tad too much oak. A delicious experience, nonetheless.
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Fragrant. Sea air. Very lightly briney.
Palate: Firm. Hint of iron. Oaky. Oily. Developing almondy, nutty maltiness. Deft balance of flavours.
Finish: Edible seaweed. More salt.
Comment: Because it is less aggressive than some of its neighbours, Bunnahabhain is often regarded as not being a proper Islay malt. This proves it can be.
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Bunnahabhain Distillery, Port Askaig, Isle of Islay , Islay, Scotland
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