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Bunnahabhain 2008 Mòine Bordeaux Red Wine Cask Matured

Peated Single Malt

Bunnahabhain // Islay, Scotland

Requested By Richard-ModernDrinking
  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    97
  • Avg. Rating

    4.37
    4 out of 5 stars
    ( 14 )

Bunnahabhain 2008 Mòine Bordeaux Red Wine Cask Matured is was fully matured in Bordeaux red wine casks rather than just being finished in them. The single malt was aged for nearly 10 years before bottling in 2018. Mòine is Scots Gaelic for "peated" so expect this to be smokier than the brand's standard offerings. Bottled at a cask strength of 58.1% ABV without added color or chill-filtration.

  • age
    9 Year
  • abv
    58.1
  • Peated Single Malt
    100% malted barley from a single distillery. Dried with peat.
  • Cask Type
    Bordeaux red wine casks

Tasting Notes

"The aromas here bounce back and forth between meat and fleshy fruit -- beef jerky and watermelon -- but there's a buttery thickness that comes close to creme brûlée because of the smoke. The taste then blows into full English bacon, but that wonderful cream is still there, taking form through bananas and greek yogurt, with added salt and pepper seasoning. This is beautiful."

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