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The Coopers Choice Bunnahabhain Tempranillo Cask is a third party independent bottling. This is an Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky which is finished in Tempranillo red wine casks. This is a very limited single cask bottling 330 bottles and is labelled as “Plum Tobacco”.
The Cooper’s Choice range of whiskies is bottled by the Vintage Malt Whisky Co. (VMWC) which was founded by Brian Cook in 1992. Brian is a honours graduate in Food Science with twenty year’s experience in the malt whisky industry, latterly as Export Director for one of Scotland’s principal distillers. The aim of the VMWC is to produce a range of malt whiskies from Scotland’s finest distilleries and to make them available to independent wine and spirit importers throughout the world. This single malt whisky is individually bottled and presented under the distinctive Coopers Choice label. Casks of malts at different ages are selected from some of Scotland’s finest, but rarely bottled ,distilleries. They encompass all the varied tastes and flavours to be found from the Eastern coastline, to the Highland Valleys and all the way to the Western Isles.
The Bunnahabhain Distillery is located on the sheltered north eastern coast of Islay in the Shetland Islands. It was founded in 1881 new Port Askaig. Today the distillery is owned by South African drinks company Distell.
Only 330 bottles of The Coopers Choice Bunnahabhain Tempranillo Cask were bottled.
There is no age statement. The label reads: “this heavily peated Islay Single Malt Whisky has spent many years maturing in Spanish Tempranillo Red Wine Casks.”
Bottled in 2022. Cask Ref #4451.
Bottled at 50% ABV.
Nose: Delightful marriage of sweet peat smoke and fruit.
Palate: Tobacco notes with ripe plums, sweet malt and ashes of the peat fire. Medicinal overtones with more smoke.
Finish: Long and lingering with more ashy smoke and sweetness.