Oban is a distillery with a relatively small production (the second-smallest). It is located on the west coast of Scotland and some say that this imparts a brine or sea salt characteristic to the whisky.
A Highland malt with one foot on the islands.
Appearance: Olive gold
Nose: Rich sweetness and fruits – oranges, lemons and pears, with sea-salt and peaty smokiness
Body: A full, rich, almost oily malt
Palate: Mouth-filling late autumn fruits – dried figs and honey-sweet spices; followed by a smoky malty dryness
Finish: Long, smooth-sweet finish with oak-wood, dryness and a grain of salt
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