Bunnahabhain Moine Brandy Finish, 12 YO, 55.3 %

Here is a cask strength release from Islay distillery Bunnahabhain. The Bunnahabhain Moine Brandy Finish was distilled on 2004-12-10, and bottled on 2017-06-22. All in all a total of 4152 bottles were released.

Here is part of the official blurb from the distillery:

After spending years in our coastal warehouse, maturing in sherry casks, we have, for the first time in the distillery’s history, transferred our Mòine to brandy casks, for another 3 years of maturation.”

– Bunnahabhain Distillery

You can buy the Bunnahabhain Moine Brandy Finish in Norway at NOK 1100 (8159501).

Nose: An oak barrel of grape juice set on fire. Vanilla, oranges and mild spices.

Taste: Most certainly full of body and rich on the palate. Vanilla and orchard fruits.

Finish: Medium to long finish. The fruits are now dried, bringing a slightly darker and deeper set og aromas. Sugary with lost of peatiness. Toasted oak.

Comments: Another great, peaty dram from Bunnahabhain.

Score (87/100)

– Thomas