Oban 14 yo is a very known and appreciated product worldwide. Known for its decisive and round character, it represented the small Highland distillery by itself. Recently, a No Age Statement, the Little Bay, was added.
- ABV: 43%
- Casks: not declared
- Age: 14 years
- Number of bottles: not declared
- Price range: € 50-100
- Availability: medium
Tasting notes OBAN 14 yo
Nose: reveals suave notes of wood and spices, black pepper in particular. Afterward follow flavors of apple, apricot and light hints of cocoa. There is also a hint of yeast perceptible. It is rather “timid”.
Palate: a spicy first impact, including black pepper. Notes of vanilla, apple and red fruits, including strawberries, take over almost immediately. Malt and oak flavors complete the aromatic bouquet.
Finale: medium persistency. Somewhat dry. It reveals red fruits and nuts, hazelnut in particular.