The Bunnahabhain Distillery, has announced the launch of three new limited-edition expressions, in celebration of Fèis Ìle 2022 (Islay Festival), which this year will run between May 27th - June 4th.
The three new releases are comprised of: Bunnahabhain Abhainn Araig (50.8% ABV) a non-age-stated single malt, matured in a combination of ex-Pedro Ximenez sherry and octave casks. Bunnahabhain 1998 Calvados Cask Finish (49.7% ABV) a single malt Scotch whisky, finished in Calvados brandy casks. Bunnahabhain 2004 Moine Tokaji Finish (52.5% ABV) a single malt Scotch whisky, finished Hungarian Tokaji white wine casks.
|Bunnahabhain launches three limited edition Féis Íle bottlings|
As part of Fèis Ìle 2022, Bunnahabhain will be celebrating its distillery day on June 3rd, with events specially curated by the team at the distillery, led by Distillery Manager Andrew Brown, alongside Master Blender Julieann Fernandez and Master Distiller Brendan McCarron. This trio will all be on hand to guide whisky lovers through the distillery’s diverse portfolio of internationally sought-after expressions through masterclasses, warehouse tastings and distillery tours as well as a Facebook live tasting.
Commenting on the launch, Julieann Fernandez, Bunnahabhain Master Blender, said: “It is beyond exciting to be part of the team hosting this year’s Bunnahabhain Day for Fèis Ìle 2022. After two years of virtual events, we are thrilled to be opening the distillery doors to welcome whisky lovers from around the globe. It is a chance to celebrate our diverse portfolio and give visitors a sneak peek into life on the iconic Islay. The Fèis Ìle 2022 collection reflects all of the incredible work that goes on each day at the distillery, and I am so proud to be involved in the production of these whiskies. Keep your eyes peeled for a few other surprises in the pipeline!”
Bunnahabhain Abhainn Araig, 1998 Calvados Cask Finish and Moine Tokaji Finish, are now available exclusively from the distillery website, for the respective RRP’s of £95.00, £199.00 and £400.00.
Posted by Steve Rush