Bunnahabhain Jubilee Malt II ("Extra Regal") for The Whisky Barrel
Added on Monday, Sep 10, 2012 at 03:31 PM
  Bottler: The Whisky Barrel
  Age: 21 yrs Type: Scotch
  Vintage: N/A Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 54.50 % Region: Islay
  Price: $85 Availability: Overseas Specialty
"Extra Regal" second edition of a 21y Bunnahabhain to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee. Distilled 12-17-90, bottled 3-29-12.
Member Ratings and Notes

N: Light, slightly musty and malty, earthy and woody. A little white wine presence. Some slight vanilla. Hints of cantaloupe, a bit of pineapple and pear.


P: Nice and mouth-coating, a gentle white pepper ehat. Woody, malty, a little musty again. Some pears, a little bit of cantaloupe. Late heat in the form of cinnamon. Light vanilla. Very light sherry notes. 
F: Warm initially. Pears, lightly estery, vanilla, malt and wod.
Jubilee Malt I is the clear winner. This isn't bad (and I might say "for the price"), but it's kind of anonymously OK. There are zillions of bottles like this on the shelf.  

Nose:  light and malty.

Palate:  sweet sherry, candied fruit, ending on oak.

Finish:  The late palate oak and then a bit of a tannic note.


Pleasant stuff.

N: Paint thinner and acetone. Lead pencil shaving. Sawdust and malt

P: Sea salt, popcorn butter, and some soap.  
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