Oban / Oban

Oban Distillers Edition 1997 Review

Oban DEOn a recent post I mentioned a number of distilleries I had yet to review on this blog and Johnnie (@JohnnieStumbler) kindly offered to send me some samples for some of them to try including this Oban Distillers Edition 1997 bottling.

A really interesting dram with a mix of oak, spice, breadcrumbs, syrup, marshmallows and sweet waxy fruits it's very easy to drink and an fabulously creamy, waxy dram to drink, really enjoyed this.

You can pick up a bottle of the 1998 (or some of the older 1995/1996) from The Whisky Exchange

Thanks again to Johnnie (@JohnnieStumbler) for the sample you can check out his blog at The Nosing Arse

Tasting Notes & Details

Nose

Light oak initially with fresh honeydew melon and freshly scraped Madagascan vanilla pods with tree sap and maple syrup and waxy naval orange peel oil and hints of dried fruits hiding in the background and a slight prickle on the end

Palate

Sweet and nutty, sherry soaked crushed mixed nuts and syrup covered toasted marshmallows and touches of toasted breadcrumbs

Finish

Cinnamon and toasted breadcrumbs

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: Oban Distillers Edition 1997
Age: 1997 Vintage
ABV: 43.00
Distiller: Oban
Bottler: Oban
Type: Single Malt
From: Scotland, Highland
Posted: 11/01/2015 by Tom



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