Fèis Ìle 2019 Sauternes Finish 2001

  • 54.2% abv
  • Non-chillfiltered
  • Natural Colour

With notes of sweet, creamy, salted caramel, balanced with a mouth-coating dark chocolate finish, we're delighted to have a third cask of this delicious whisky remaining, and what better occasion to enjoy it than at Fèis Ìle?!


About the Fèis Ìle 2019 Sauternes Finish 2001

Since 1881, Bunnahabhain Distillery has been producing exceptional, distinctive single malts. We do this through a mix of traditional processes, fine ingredients and patience. Lots of patience. An ethos shared by our French wine counterparts.

So, when our Senior Blender, Dr. Kirstie McCallum discovered a delicious 12 Year Old quietly maturing in our coastal warehouse and three Sauternes wine hogsheads, she knew the pairing would produce a single malt worthy of the Bunnahabhain name.

This special release was matured in a combination of whisky refill and finished in Sauternes casks for 5 years, producing 1188 bottles.

The Details

Tasting Notes

  • Colour

    Autumn Gold

  • Nose

    Honey, sweet malt, sweet Sauternes influence, hints of dried fruit, toffee, and creamy coffee.

  • Palate

    Rich, sweet, mouth coating, sweet fruit, rich Sauternes, roasted nuts, creamy salted caramel and dark chocolate.

  • Finish

    Lingering sweet fruit and dark chocolate.