Dalmore 58-year-old Oculus

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Baccarat Crystal Decanter
Stated Age
58 years old
1781 + 82
Number of bottles
1250 ml
Added on
24 mar 2011 8:52 pm

Average value

€ 31300.00

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Whisky reviews for Dalmore 58-year-old Oculus

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  1. QuarterCentury did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Description by Richard Paterson:

    The Dalmore Oculus
    "A rich spicy and orange zest core to the
    malt is first selected from cask 1781, distilled in 1951, some 58 years
    old. Dried fruits, ripe bananas, treacle toffee and almonds from our
    original fifty year old – now held in small glass jars at The Dalmore
    distillery - are added to develop complexity. This rare malt, selected
    from vintages distilled in 1868 (10 June to be precise), 1878, 1922,
    1926 and 1939, truly adds the gravitas of time. To deepen and
    intensify the weight of the mouth feel we add long matured distillate
    from cask 1782, the brother in 1951 to cask 1781 – an incredibly intense
    oak, spice and bitter dark chocolate tannic malt. Finally we add the `capstone` to our malt – the oculus to our world of alchemistic artistry
    – a judicious amount of our revered 64 yo, proffering notes of coffee,
    aromatic spices and citrus zest."

  2. QuarterCentury did not rate this whisky Connoisseur


    Selecting a decanter to house this precious spirit led us to Baccarat –
    world renowned craftsmen from France. It is their masters of light,
    which create objects that infuse the everyday with a brilliant and
    beguiling atmosphere of attraction. Each exceptional piece is crafted
    using techniques that their makers and cutters have handed down from
    generation to generation. For Oculus it was fitting that light is
    captured and becomes substance in its purest form – crystal –
    facilitating an eye on to the liquid world of The Dalmore whisky held
    within. Decorated with a painstakingly crafted solid silver iconic
    stag – by pouring a river of molten silver in to a mould and then hand
    finishing and polishing – the decanter is finally engraved. This
    bottle, truly a treasure to behold is made complete being housed in a
    bespoke presentation case.

  3. QuarterCentury did not rate this whisky Connoisseur


    The Dalmore, long recognised as a single malt that truly shines as a
    result of long ageing, has some of Scotland`s oldest and most valuable
    maturing stocks.

    The task of crafting this absolutely unique expression– The Dalmore
    Oculus – was bestowed on Richard Paterson, a man with some four decades
    experience and who has judiciously monitored, measured and assessed
    these precious stocks over the passing decades.

    Drawing on his intimate knowledge of the stocks he has fused an
    incomparable and brilliant assemblage. His creation is the eye that
    invites you to look in to his world, a world of sublime maturation and
    peerless whisky fusion.

    Never before created, never to be repeated.

    The Dalmore Oculus is a singularly exceptional expression, sold for £27,600 at Bonhams in November 2009.

  4. Vassago Clynelish did not rate this whisky Administrator

    Rare vatted Malt, selected from vintages distilled in 1868, 1878, 1922, 1926, 1939 and 1951!


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