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Oban 14-year-old

Overall rating
83.72/100
votes
59
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
14 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L7170CM000
Barcode
5000281005447
Added on
09 Oct 2017 7:30 pm by Loepie
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 45,61

4 × in wishlist

59 × member ratings

125 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Oban 14-year-old

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.72 points

  1. schengel10 scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    An unusual, headstrong, complicated but very neat malt!
    • Nose
      Salt (sea, sea air), herbs, fruity note, trace smoke;
    • Taste
      gentle, smoky, extremely salty and full-bodied in the taste; fine vanilla!
    • Finish
      medium-long, dry finish, salt flavors echo;

  2. malthead-1984 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      sweetness, honey and some fruit, behind it light smoke
    • Taste
      oily, very sweet and again honey, some herbs on tap
    • Finish
      medium long, warming and again the light smoke

  3. diamond2000 scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    Aroma: dry grain, milk caramel, vanilla, honey, overripe pear, soda "cream-soda", compost from autumn foliage, dry boards, plywood, phantom smoke from burning wood, then appears and goes away. The aroma is quite fresh, sea: mussels, menthol freshness, fabric softener, some minerals.

    Taste: spicy spices, malt sweetness, boiled condensed milk, slightly bitter citrus peel, wood, barely perceptible smoke, burning, dried ginger.

    Finish: spices, decaying sweetness, ginger, some kind of chemical note of drying oil, cellulose, medium length, delicate.

    Rating: 85

    Bottom line: another very good molt from the highlands from Diadzheo, very fresh, with coastal notes, such an average version of Scotch whisky, in which each of the regions is a little bit ... Fortress 43 does not spoil anything, I think the molt is as high as level as their own Kleelish 14 and Dalvini 15.

  4. redsnapper scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    For me a nice "all day whisky"
    • Nose
      82 82
      very little smoke, sweet, herbs, smelling of Voltarensalbe, refreshing, orange peel and grapefruit
    • Taste
      83 83
      very slightly peaty, a little bitter nevertheless sweet, again herbs
    • Finish
      80 80
      Weißweinnoten, quite short finish

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