Bunnahabhain 40 Years Old
On the nose there are hints of tropical fruits, banana, berries, creamy toffee, vanilla, rich nuttiness and delicate sweet oak, developing into sweet malt, creamy caramel, vanilla, creamy berries, with hints of toasted nuts, tropical fruit, banana and pineapple on the palate. With a long. sweet and fruity finish, this is an absolutely beautiful expression and a little piece of Islay history.
Four long decades have crawled by as this precious whisky slowly and silently matured within warehouse by the sea. Indeed, the casks that this whisky was maturing in were all but forgotten, until they were discovered whilst reviewing the warehouse ledgers. Sourced from the legendary wines and spirit merchant, J.G Turney, these casks have been home to this stunning whisky for the past forty years.