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Oban 2005

Overall rating
86.16/100
votes
53
Whiskybase ID
WB140869
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Distillers Edition
Vintage
2005
Bottled
2019
Casktype
Montilla Fino Sherry Cask Finish
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
OD 168.FE
Barcode
5000281057828
Added on
15 Oct 2019 1:26 pm by Astrid
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 82.36

24 × in wishlist

53 × member ratings

191 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Oban 2005

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.16 points

  1. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Quite similar to the 14 in terms of honey, bitter oranges and overall impression. But offered an additional dimension, namely the Fino barrel and while you could clearly notice the additional barrel notes in particular, sometimes a clear note of the Fino sherry flashed. Nice whisky with flavors that are not to be found everywhere.

  2. Whiskybayer scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    Soft and fruity with malt. The sherry comes through dry. A little smoke (5-7ppm) This bottling is more intense than the previous years ...

  3. wako93 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Very smoother, fruity and delicate rauciger malt. PLV-Tip.

  4. Dre73 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Actually expected more of this, but is was more of earthy and organic notes, did not find a variety of fruits or sweetness in it. It was not bad, but far from memorable.
    In the finish some more peaty notes.
    • Nose
      83 83
      Earthy notes, a very slight whiff of peat, fruity as well, citrus, pretty some alcohol. Later on more organic/vegetal, more earth, later some caramel.
    • Taste
      83 83
      PRetty strong, honey, again something organic, a little earthy, and spicy.
    • Finish
      82 82
      Pretty smooth, earthy again, pretty short and now some more peaty notes arrive.

  5. Wtrstrnghlt scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  6. claymore84 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Tasted on 02-25-2021.

  7. ezioaudit scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

  8. Svjatogor scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    n: sweet, citrus, fruit, pepper, herbal, acidic
    t: sweet, spicy, pepper, oak
    a: fruit, spicy

  9. Wolv scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  10. Rhönräuber scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    Compared to previous bottlings, the DE 2019 is seamless in terms of taste / flavor - but considerably more harmonious and intense than its predecessors.

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