Oban 10 Year Old Special Release 2022 The Celestial Blaze

Part of the Special Releases from Diageo, this is the 2022 bottling Oban 10 Year Old ‘The Celestial Blaze’. It is a reference to the lights of the Aurora Borealis that can be seen from Oban Bay, and how legend had it that the vivid blaze of light was driven by a celestial being.
It was matured in refill and new American Oak before further double matured in ex-sherry and Amontillado seasoned sherry seasoned casks.

    Nose:    Overripe fruits, apricot, apple, peach, banana, yellow plum, vanilla, honey, hint of solvent, cookie dough, little floral, blossoms.

    Taste:    Fruity, honeycomb, sweet, peach, banana, jam, cooked fruits, spices, pepper.

    Finish:    Medium long, warm, fruity, honey, sweet, peppery.