Oban Distillers Edition 2019

Oban Distillers Edition 2019

(0.7l, 43%)


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Oban’s coveted and awarded Distiller’s Edition Single Malt aged to perfection and finished in Sherry casks.

Long before Oban was a lovely seaside resort town on the West Coast of Scotland, John and Hugh Stevenson built their first still house there in 1794. So the town literally grew up around the Whisky — which is the way it should be if you ask us. It sits on the western shore facing Islay and the Spirit they produce is influenced by both the Highlands and the island. The blokes at Oban have only one wash and one Spirit still — the total capacity of the distillery is 650k liters — tiny by modern standards. So even though they are owned by the corporate giant Diageo, they are small enough to be left alone to do their good work in peace. Oban is considered one of the classic malts of Scotland — a virtual national treasure.

Year after year, Oban Distillers Edition keeps delivering one of the finest Islay Single Malts you can find. The specifications tell the tale. This year’s release, Oban Distillers Edition 2019 is aged fourteen years in oak. Then, select casks are finished in first-fill ex-Montilla Fino Sherry casks. the results are simply amazing if you ask us. The dram has Highland fruitiness, a mere whiff of salty Islay peat, and the delectable rancio notes that showcases the Sherry influence.
  • Category
  • Style
    Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Region
  • Country
    United Kingdom, Scotland
  • Alcohol
  • Distillery
  • Age
  • Maturation
    Montilla Fino Sherry casks

Flavor Spiral™

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green apple
What does Oban Distillers Edition 2019 taste like?

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Scotch Whisky is seldom aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation. In addition to that, Whisky is often matured or finished in various wine casks such as Sherry or Port.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Golden Amber

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Your happy nose will be greeted by notes of candied apple, sea spray, savory smoke, and Grappa.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The palate is both soft and alive and builds on the aroma with granola, rancio, tangerine, toasted wood, and brined peach.

The finish is medium and sweet with more smoke.
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