G&M Discovery Heavily Peated Bunnahabhain 10yo 43% 70cl
G&M Discovery Heavily Peated Bunnahabhain 10yo 43% 70cl

Discovery (Gordon and MacPhail)

G&M Discovery Heavily Peated Bunnahabhain 10yo 43% 70cl

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    Established as a grocery store in 1895, Gordon & MacPhail quickly became involved in purchasing new make spirit from whisky distilleries around Scotland to mature in their own selected casks. Now in the 4th generation of family ownership and still fiercely independent, G&M offer a range of fantastic quality whiskies that can't be matched by other independent bottlers, who rely on purchasing casks of already matured whisky to bottle and sell - G&M are doing everything but the actual distilling, ensuring a care of cask management from day one.

    The 'Discovery' range is a selection of whiskies that provide an introduction to what G&M offer - an entry level range highlighting three different flavour profiles: Sherry maturation, Bourbon maturation and the effect of peat.

    Bunnahabhain is highly regarded as a very lightly peated Islay whisky, with tons of fruity flavour. On occasion the distillery do release heavily peated version, and G&M purchased a batch of new make spirit at this heavily peated level before maturing it in a combination of their own ex-Sherry and -Bourbon casks for a minimum of 10 years.

    The end result is stunning - the smokiness (with a PPM level of around 20-25) is akin to a sweet bonfire - not a BBQ as such, more a bonfire on a beach that has had whole fish roasting on a big stick above it. There's a lovely sweetness to it too, which balances out the drier ashy notes, alongside hints of citrus. It's a really unusual expression of a great distillery, and I cannot recommend it enough!

  • Delivery & Returns

    Delivery charges:

    Shipping rates are based on WEIGHT of goods - the total weight of your order will determine the cost of the shipping charge due to price banding imposed by the carriers we use.

    Please note due to our opening times goods ordered on a Saturday may result in a delayed arrival. Goods ordered on a Sunday or Monday will be shipped from the store on the Tuesday immediately following - please bear this in mind if you have a deadline.


    48 Hour Delivery uses the Tracked 48 service from Royal Mail, which provides a Tracking Number for you to follow its journey to your destination.

    Next Day Delivery uses DHL services, a tracking number will also be supplied to allow you to follow its journey.

    Items are NOT insured as standard, please contact us if you would like to discuss additional insurance for premium products.

    All products are securely packaged in Air-Shock bottle bags or excessive amount of bubble wrap for additional protection.

    All goods must be examined at the time of delivery and any damages or shortage must be recorded on the relevant delivery acceptance forms with the delivery. Un-examined or un-checked goods that result in a subsequent claim outside of a 48 hour period will not be accepted. Queries relating to claims must be made within 48 hours of receiving the goods, otherwise claims cannot be guaranteed.


    The Spirit Specialist offers EXCHANGES ONLY on unwanted items to an equal amount. Refunds will not be given, cash differences in favour of the purchaser in the case of an exchange will also not be provided.

    Your statutory rights are not affected.