Oban 14 yr/old tasting notes
Appearance: Yellow gold
Nose: Sweet, creme, slight malt, sherry influence, slight smoke, vanilla, dry fruit, salt, even dark chocolate and cherry notes
Body: Fairly full bodied
Palate: Reminiscent of the beach (sand + salt in the breeze), sweet sherry influence, dried fruits, smokey vanilla, eventually turns slightly floral.
Palate w/ water: Emphasizes smoke, brings about more dried fruit character along with hints of peat. Sherry notes are restrained.
Finish: Tobacco, Caramel, butter, smokey, dried apricots, red apple and pear lingers afterwards. The finish is fresh but doesn’t last.
When the family rottweiler Belvedere passed away my father bought a 21 yr Oban and we all drank to that awesome dog. Love Oban and that dog :)