Bunnahabhain Abhainn Araig, Single Malt Whisky, 70cl.
Meaning Ariag river, inspired by the Waters of Islay. Matured in ex-bourbon and PX octave sherry casks, married together with oloroso and bourbon matured Bunnahabhain to create an unpeated, sherried, bold and complex dram. Created to celebrate Feis Ile 2022 which is a huge whisky festival based in Islay that has been running since 1985. It has a bold, spicy whisky with a complex character.
Nose: Chocolate, powdered ginger and cigar box
Palate: A velvety rich texture, initially creamy milk chocolate then sweet raisins and dried raspberries. As the PX develops balsamic vinegar and honeyed macadamias come through
Finish: deep and rich, with dark toffee and a final spicy burst of cinnamon.