A 2009 vintage from Islay's Bunnahabhain distillery, bottled by Cadenhead.
This was matured in two ex-bourbon hogsheads for nine years before being bottled in 2018 at 58.9%. There are 564 bottles in this expression.
Nose: Soft and pily to star with distant peat. Olive oil, pecan pie and faint antiseptic cream.
Palate: Nutty and creamy with lemon, peach syrup and raspberry coulis. Hints of engine oil, beeswax and chives.
Finish: Long and oily; a distant harbour with diesel and green bananas.
Cadenhead is Scotland's oldest independent bottler, having being founded in 1842 as William Cadenhead Limited Wine & Spirit Merchants. It was family owned until it was bought by another family company J&A Mitchell & Co, owners of the Springbank distillery.
- Single Malt