Oban Aged 11 Years Single Malt Scotch Whisky Special Release 2023
Discover the exuberance of the Oban 11 Year Old Special Releases 2023 Single Malt Scotch Whisky, a vibrant symphony of flavors bottled at natural cask strength. This lively expression encapsulates the vivacity of Caribbean carnival, with its myriad of cultures, colors, and rhythms pulsating in a jubilant celebration.
The whisky unfolds like a parade, with bright hues of gold reflecting the summer sun, and the fresh aroma of sea breeze intertwining with citrus, tropical fruit, and a subtle dry spiciness, bringing the carnival spirit to your senses. Inspired by the heart and soul of calypso, our Malt Master has masterfully finished this Oban expression in Caribbean Pot Still rum casks, infusing it with unexpected notes of sugar cane and mango.
This clever fusion enhances Oban’s signature blend of Highland and Island styles, creating a whisky that is both exuberant and radiant. The palate is greeted with an oil-smooth texture, bursting forth with a sweet, richly fruity, and slightly salty dance of flavors, culminating in an insistently spicy finale that leaves a lasting impression.
58% ABV | 750mL
- UNIQUE FEATURES: Distillery-first expression, Oban 11 Year Old features in SPIRITED XCHANGE, a limited edition Single Malt Whisky inspired by the exchange of global craft and culture for Special Releases 2023.
- HOW IT’S MADE: A vibrant cacophony of flavours pulsing with hints of tropical fruit and whispers of exotic sea air. Finished in Caribbean Pot Still rum casks.
Nose: The aromatic journey begins with indulgent notes of chocolate ice cream, which soon make way for the tropical allure of dried mango. The spice-laden aroma of gingerbread and the sweet, tangy nuance of spiced apple chutney further enrich the olfactory experience, promising an intriguing tasting expedition ahead.
Palate: The palate is greeted with a sweet creamy essence of vanilla, which is promptly joined by the citrusy zest of orange chewy sweets. The spicy warmth of cinnamon intermingles with the lushness of tropical fruit juice, creating a captivating flavor narrative that is both comforting and exotic.
Finish: The finale is a delicate blend of baking spice and caramel, leaving a warm, sweet residue that lingers pleasantly, urging for another sip. The finish is a beautiful closure to a vibrant and adventurous flavor saga, embodying the diverse essence that Oban Aged 11 Years Single Malt Scotch Whisky Special Release 2023 brings to the table.