Review #1287 – Bunnahabhain 20yr A.D. Rattray 1991 Sherry Cask

The Schtick: I tasted this dram blind and then got the reveal at a later time, so keep that in mind as you read through these notes.

Review #1287 | Scotch Review #451

Distiller: Bunnahabhain

Bottler: A.D. Rattray

Selection: N/A

ABV: 53% ABV

Age: 20 Years


Nose: Figs, honey, sherry, strawberry. Raspberry. Toffee, light tobacco. Faintly musty.

Taste: Sweet fig. Honey, dates. Syrupy and sweet. Toffee, bit of ethanol. Nice oak. Some tobacco. Super jammy.

Finish: Long, growing ashy, sweet and loaded with stewed fruits. Ash, minerality, light smoke, sea air. Toffee. Currants.

Overall: Nice jammy nose and palate with a long, complex and sweet / smoky finish. Big fan.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 7


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Decoded:

1 | Disgusting | So bad I poured it out.

2 | Poor | I wouldn’t consume by choice.

3 | Bad | Multiple flaws.

4 | Sub-par | Not bad, but many things I’d rather have.

5 | Good | Good, just fine.

6 | Very Good | A cut above.

7 | Great | Well above average

8 | Excellent | Really quite exceptional.

9 | Incredible | An all time favorite

10 | Perfect | Perfect


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