Built by brothers Hugh and John Stevenson, Oban whisky is inextricably bound to its environment. The water flows in from a loch three miles away. They barley travels from Speyside. The distillery came first and a town rose up around it.
Oban sits at the portal between the West Highlands and the Hebrides Islands, a location renowned for its temperate climate and rugged beauty.
14 Years Old is characterized by flavors of orange peel, smoke, sea salt, and honey that distinguish this full-bodied highland malt.
Nose: Fresh oranges, lemons, and pears, with a hint of salt and peat.
Palate: Dried fig, spice, and a smoked malt dryness.
Finish: Long, smooth, and oaky sweet with a grain of salt.