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Oban 14 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Highland, Scotland

Oban 14 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Highland, Scotland

The Mariner's Whisper: Oban 14-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

A Harmony of Land and Sea

History and Pedigree: Nestled in the heart of the Scottish west coast port of Oban, the Oban Distillery is a beacon of heritage and craftsmanship in the whisky world. Established in 1794, its foundations predate the bustling town that emerged around its craggy harbor. With over two centuries of distilling mastery, Oban Distillery, owned by the spirits giant Diageo, is a testament to the enduring appeal of Scottish single malt whisky. Despite its modest size, characterized by only two pot stills, Oban Distillery crafts a unique "West Highland" flavor profile, bridging the gap between the peaty, maritime whiskies of the Scottish islands and the sweeter, lighter malts of the Highlands.

Production Highlights: The essence of Oban 14 Year Old lies in its meticulous crafting process, where traditional distillation meets the distinct maritime influence of the Scottish west coast. This convergence creates a whisky with a compelling sweetness, smoke, and saltiness balance. As one of Scotland's smallest distilleries, the limited production scale ensures that each Oban 14 Year Old batch is a testament to quality and craftsmanship.

Product Details: Oban 14 Year Old is a beacon of the "West Highland" taste, boasting an ABV of 43%. Its unique flavor palette encompasses orange peel, smoke, sea salt, and honey, culminating in a full-bodied Highland malt that is both complex and inviting. This spirit's accolades include numerous awards in 2018, such as 92 Points Gold at the International Review of Spirits and 94 Points at the Ultimate Spirits Challenge, highlighting its esteemed place within the whisky world.

Sensory Perception: The Oban 14 Year Old greets the senses with a bouquet of fresh oranges, lemons, and pears, subtly intertwined with hints of salt and peat. On the palate, it unfolds with notes of dried fig, spice, and a distinctive smoked malt dryness, leading to a long, smooth finish that marries oaky sweetness with a touch of sea salt. This full-bodied whisky embodies the essence of its coastal heritage, offering a sensory journey that is both nuanced and profound.

Pairings and Occasions: The Oban 14 Year Old's versatile flavor profile makes it an exquisite companion to various culinary experiences. Pair it with smoked salmon or a rich, creamy blue cheese to enhance its maritime character. Consider dark chocolate or a caramel dessert to complement its smoky sweetness for a sweet contrast. Whether savored alone as a contemplative sip or shared among friends, Oban 14 Year Old is a celebration of the Scottish coast, perfect for moments of reflection or festive gatherings.

In every glass of Oban 14 Year Old, one discovers a story woven through time, a spirit that captures the essence of its rugged, beautiful landscape. It's not just a whisky; it's a journey to the heart of Oban, where the land meets the sea, and history mingles with each sip.


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