Bunnahabhain Abhainn Araig 2022 Fèis Ile Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Bunnahabhain Abhainn Araig 2022 Fèis Ile Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Item # 47751
$189.96/ Single Bottle
$1139.76/ Case of 6
ABV
50.80%
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Tasting Notes

Created for the 2022 edition of legendary annual festival on Islay known as Fèis Ile, the whisky was created from a base of Bourbon and Oloroso Cask matured Bunnahabhains that were blended with a special batch of casks that aged whiskies in custom made Octave casks that previously held PX Sherry. The finished whisky is laced with spice and incredibly lively. The energy is kinetic with notes of sea spray, sweet herbs and deep minerality. Wow, this is a whisky that leaves an impression. Very limited.


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Scotch

As a synonym for Scottish, some people object to the term “Scotch” – but as far as their whisky goes, the Scottish people are required by law to classify the spirit as “Scotch whisky.”

Scotland

History:
Distillation was brought to Scotland from Ireland by missionary monks in the 6th century. In 1644, the first taxes were imposed on Scottish distillers by England, with the result that most of the nation’s whisky was soon distilled illicitly. With the Parliament’s passing of the “Excise Act” in 1824, licensing fees for distilleries were much cheaper. Distilleries started to take out...

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