We are extremely pleased to add the first releases of Duncan Taylor’s premium Octave Invigorated™ whiskies into our online collection. The Octave™ Premium Range showcases years of maturation expertise transforming some of Scotland's oldest and rarest whiskies into gently expanded and more sophisticated forms. These rare and exceptional whiskies are presented in luxury packaging befitting their provenance and are limited in numbers.
Bowmore 1998 20 year old is one of the first eight releases in this stunning range. These premium Octave™ whiskies have been held in sherry casks to intensify their flavours and add a new dimension to their flavour profiles, bringing out the very best in each rare dram. Bottled at cask strength there was 63 bottles created of this stunningly presented whisky.
Octave™ casks are approximately 1/8th the size of a butt and each one creates around 80 to 100 bottles. Duncan Taylor Scotch Whisky, who trademarked The Octave™ name over 15 years ago, have now increased their portfolio to over 45 different Octave™ whiskies and are selling them in 50+ countries.
Nose - Clean, sharp and phenolic. Bags of citrus marmalade and lime pickle with hints of smoke.
Palate - Fresh and vibrant fruit become peaty and grassy, smoked salted caramel walnuts.
Finish - Long and warming, citrus reappears followed by menthol and sea spray coastal notes.
Availability: In Stock