For many years, Duncan Taylor Scotch Whisky Limited has experimented in the use of differing cask sizes for the maturation of single malt and single grain scotch whiskies. This research stemmed from the simple premise that there is more interaction between the wood and spirit over a shorter period of time in a small cask than in a large cask, allowing a faster melding of wood, air and alcohol.
The spirit in this bottle is an exclusive example of good whisky taken beyond all expectations to become rich, complex and wise beyond its years; it has been 'Octave Invigorated'
Cragganmore 1988 has been aged 28 years in oak casks, it has then spent 3 months in Octave cask #4216173. 48 bottles came from this cask that was bottled in 2017.
Nose - Fresh
Palate - Fresh, vanilla, orange peel, caramel creams and dried fruits. The addition of water brings more sweet sherry, milk chocolate and cherry pie.
Finish - Sweet medium length.
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