Bunnahabhain 46 Year Old Eich Bhana Lir
70cl / 41.8% abv
The oldest single malt ever released by the Islay distillery, only 198 bottles of this 46 year old exist worldwide. Taking it's name from the 'great waves of Lìr', this expression pays tribute to the powerful ruler of the sea Lìr who would use his great white waves to wash ashore his most precious gifts. Presented non chill-filtered at a cask strength of 41.8% abv, each bottle has been handcrafted by skilled Italian glass blowers and metalworkers.
Nose: aromatic, complex yet elegant notes of leather, beeswax, candied orange peel and honey.
Palate: silky and rich with a balance of maltiness, citrus, roasted nuts, heather honey and some gingery spice.
Finish: very long and satisfying with a lingering spice.