Oban Distillers Edition 70cl
Oban Distillers Edition is a grate expression which was given a finishing period in Montilla Fino casks for an interesting depth of flavour. A seriously complex whisky offering a glorious zesty nose and plenty of sweet fruit complemented by salt and chewy, roasty caramel malt. It matches the sea breeze notes often found in Oban's malts with a dry fruitiness from the casks.
Oban distillery profile
It was officially founded in 1794, this makes it one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland. The distillery is located in the middle of the town of Oban overlooking the harbour. Ever since its foundation, the distillery has been re-built only twice. Once in 1883 and again in the early 1970s. The 14 year old expression is the most widely available release, Diageo has made very few official releases available quite recently. This distillery and Royal Lochnagar are the smallest distilleries owned by Diageo. Oban produces some 670 thousand liters of alcohol per year. No wonder finding independent bottlings from this distillery is extremely difficult.