In 2010 Bunnahabhain Distillery did remarkable thing – increased the alcohol content in the core range to 46.3% and quit chill filtration. The sales of the brand steadily increase, they are now north of 400 000 bottles per annum.
The distillery is equipped with two pairs of stills with annual distilling capacity of 2.7 million liters of spirit. The new 18 years old expression is a marriage of Bunnahabhains aged in ex-bourbon and ex-sherry casks.
Nose: rich and complex, honey roasted nuts, dark fruit, salted caramel, apples, sweet spice and sherried oak.
Palate: rich with strong sherry statement, dark chocolate, caramel, toffee, seaweed, roasted nuts and sea salt.
Finish: long and warming, caramelized fruits, salt, sherried oak and sweet spice.