Bunnahabhain Distillery was designed from the start as a high-output malt distillery. Built round a courtyard, in a style that resembles a Bordeaux chateau, the distillery today is little changed. It amalgamated with William Grant and Sons in 1887 to become part of the Highland Distillers group. During 1963 the number of stills were increased from 2 to 4. Bunnahabhain (meaning 'mouth of the river') shares its name with the village that grew up around it. In effect, development of the distillery created a community dependent upon it for employment. In doing so, an entire village emerged.
The MacPhail's Collection is a small and exclusive range of fine single malt scotch whiskies from distilleries throughout Scotland.
Medium and smoky.
Refill Sherry Butts.
Light Islay Dram.
AROMA WITHOUT WATER
Salty and sweet with an underlying smokiness. Cured meat aromas with cooking apples and dried figs.
TASTE WITHOUT WATER
Smoky and sweet initially on the palate, with melon and apricot flavours and a milk chocolate edge.
AROMA WITH WATER
Sweet with hints of strawberry and mango. Salty sea air aroma with bonfire embers.
TASTE WITH WATER
Green apples with a touch of aniseed. Dried walnuts and cigar ash flavours linger.
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