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The company is still going strong, and their early releases are some of the brightest gems in any whisky collection. The Sails in the Wind was a seven-part series released in 1993 and was remarkable in that five of the bottlings were from Islay distilleries. This Bunnahabhain was distilled in 1979 and matured in single butt #7472. An austere piece of Victorian architecture on the north-east coast of Islay, Bunnahabhain is a relative outsider on the island, traditionally known for producing an un-peated single malt. The majority of this was used for blending, as was its initial intended purpose. 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Bunnahabhain 1979 Moon Import / The Sails in the Wind Single Malt Scotch Whisky | 750ML

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Whiskey: Bunnahabhain 1979 Moon Import / The Sails in the Wind Single Malt Scotch | 750ML

A bottling of Bunnahabhain issued by Moon Imports of Italy, specifically as part of their "Sails" mini-series. Distilled in 1979 and bottled in 1993, this is an old-school, oily Islay malt.

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Size: 750ML

Proof: 92 (46% ABV)

Origin: Scotland

Distillery: Bunnahabhain Distillery

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Moon Import was founded by Pepi Mongiardino in 1980 and he bottled his first whisky in 1982. Always beautifully labelled, Pepi is acclaimed for designing the packaging for Moon Import bottles himself, often using images found in old books. These iconic designs, coupled with the quality of the liquid saw Moon Import steadily grow in popularity. The company is still going strong, and their early releases are some of the brightest gems in any whisky collection. The Sails in the Wind was a seven-part series released in 1993 and was remarkable in that five of the bottlings were from Islay distilleries. This Bunnahabhain was distilled in 1979 and matured in single butt #7472. An austere piece of Victorian architecture on the north-east coast of Islay, Bunnahabhain is a relative outsider on the island, traditionally known for producing an un-peated single malt. The majority of this was used for blending, as was its initial intended purpose. The distillery was shut for 2 years in 1982 following the market downturn of the period, and despite being revived at low production, it was eventually officially bottled as a single malt later that decade, with the self-deprecating tag-line, "the un-pronounceable malt."

Bunnahabhain 1979 Moon Import / The Sails in the Wind Single Malt Scotch Whisky | 750ML Tasting Notes

Nose: Dry, woody peat on the nose.

Palate: The palate adds cooked, jammy fruit and a subtle hint of baking spice.

Finish: A delicate finish.

Distillery Information

The Bunnahabhain Distillery was founded in 1881 near Port Askaig on Islay. The village of Bunnahabhain was founded to house its workers. The distillery is owned by Distell.

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