Bunnahabhain 1978 DL Platinum Old & Rare
Added on Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 11:33 AM
  Bottler: Douglas Laing
  Age: 32 yrs Type: Scotch
  Vintage: 1978 Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 54.30 % Region: Islay
  Price: N/A Availability: Collectors Only
Distilled December 1978     Bottled January 2011     Sherry Butt     197 Bottles
Member Ratings and Notes

Nose:  Sweet sherry

Palate:  Very sweet opening with fruity

Finish:  Rancio like bitterness.


Very nice and complex




N: Sherry, stewed fruits, and eucalyptus

P: Berry flavored hard candy and tobacco leaves 

F: Burnt plastic


Deep red sherry color. Fruity (red) and strong. Some bitterness, remindes of a sherried glenlivet on the tongue. Some wood and grain. [Blind - 2/21/14]


Guesses: 43% (vs 54.3); 27yr (vs 32); Macallan (vs Bunnahabhain)


n:  Sheeeeeerrrrrry


p:  Flashy, white pepper.  Finish burns.




n: sweet sherry candy and malty


t: red cherry hard candy and dry leather. 


*short notes due "Blind" Meeting newb pressure.

my guess: 54% | 26yr | Glen Grant


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