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Oban 1993

Overall rating
84.03/100
votes
35
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Distillers Edition
Vintage
1993
Bottled
2008
Casktype
Double Matured in Montilla Fino Sherry Wood
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
OD 157.FT
Added on
20 Jun 2009 11:27 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 134,95

7 × in wishlist

35 × member ratings

87 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Oban 1993

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.03 points

  1. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Nose very fruity, light, with apple and mint, very pleasant. In the mouth, cold shower: flat, slender, unbalanced and very short finish! With a little water, may day, may day, we also lost the nose!
    Enthusiasm 2/5

  2. hs305 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    [September, 2010]  I had this dram during a Prof. Schobert tasting at Bonn.

    In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50 - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored it 85. My notes state a sweet and winey nose with a rich and mellow body.

  3. Fight65 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

  4. Largiemeanoch did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    This works best for me. The distillery character has been retained,given a little tweak and the result is excellent.
    • Nose
      Still that orange note,but its less zest/oils and more marmalade. Picks up new dimensions without losing character: some scented notes.
    • Taste
      Fuller and more bulked up. Slightly chewier to begin with but the freshness of Oban hasn't been lost. Sightly more grip and general ripeness of character.
    • Finish
      Nutmeg,lemon pepper. Substantial and good balance.

  5. Furtia scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      81 81

  6. mmaclean scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Its like orange marmalade jam with the ocean breeze in your face. Warm and toated nuts with long finish
    • Nose
      New wood, lots of orange and oak. A touch of carmel with hints of the sea
    • Taste
      Carmel, nuts, some spice, hints of dried fruits, with some smoke and peat towards the end.
    • Finish
      citrus, sweet and smooth and the tongue nice long finish of citrus and candided fruit.

  7. mmaclean scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    I love the Oban way of doing scotch in small batches. I find it helps to control the flavor. The double mature as much to this process and you can really appreciate the amount of work that goes into each bottle.

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