- Bunnahabhain Distillery Postcode PA46 7RP
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Bunnahabhain means ‘mouth of the river’ in Gaelic, as it stands at the mouth of the Margadale Spring on the shores of Islay
The distillery first came into existence in 1883, close to the Margadale River.
its origins can be traced back four years earlier when, in 1879, William Robertson of Robertson and Baxter Blending House, joined with the Greenlees Brothers to create the Islay Distillery Company.
While much of Islay hasn’t changed, in 1960.
In 1979, the classic 12 year old Single Malt Scotch Whisky was introduced to the world, it was received to great acclaim.
You can still buy it today, just visit the shop to taste the first of the modern day core range.
On the 22nd of March, The Whisky Magazine Awards dinner took place at the Waldorf Hilton Hotel in London, where the final results of the World Whiskies Awards 2018 were announced.
A range of Bunnahabhain variants were nominated within the Scotch Single Malt Category, they won a number of awards including:
Best Scotch Islay Single Malt – 25 year old
Category Winner for 12 years and under – 12 year old
Category Winner for 13 – 20 years – 18 year old
Category Winner for 21 years and over – 25 year old
Category Winner for non aged statement – Stiuireadair
premium 1980 Canasta edition also won a number of packaging awards, including:
Best Limited Edition Design – Overall Winner
Best New Launch Design – Gold Award
Best Presentation Design – Gold Award
Best Label Design – Silver Award