Whisky "The Octave" Mortlach, 18 Years Old, 1993, Speyside, in gift box, 0.7 L

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Tasting Notes


Whiskey beautiful golden color.


Whiskey different dry flavor with undertones of citrus and fresh ripe berries. The finish is long and spicy.


The aroma of whiskey surprises with its subtlety and reveals notes of mint, menthol and colors.


Whiskey is recommended to use pure ice, as well as the addition of a small amount of water, the drink is perfect as an aperitif, digestif or in combination with a cigar.

Interesting Facts

"Octave" Mortlach - single malt whiskey, aged in oak barrels for 18 years. The last 3 years, this strong drink is aged in small barrels of sherry, which gives a special subtlety of its taste and aroma. Company Dunkan Taylor produces small kegs Octave cask from standard barrels of several types are created from different wood. It may be American oak barrels or sherry Hogshead, which previously was kept sherry or Scotch whiskey.
Single malt whiskey - a traditional strong alcoholic drink Scotch, which is used when creating malt previously fumigated peat smoke. In the technology of the drink is a mandatory process double distillation. Culture creation of single malt whiskeys are available in other countries, although in each of the corners of the world production technology of this drink are somewhat different. The Irish, for example, dried malt in special closed ovens, and distillation process is carried out three times. The most famous and won worldwide popularity of whiskey with the Scottish island of Islay, the secret is in the unique impacts of marine climate that brings a soft drink and finesse.

Mortlach - the first of seven plants Dafftauna - was created in 1823. Over the years, the plant outbid different companies, reorganization took place. In 1837 Mortlach bought brothers John and James Grant of the "Glen Grant". They rented a distillery equipment and halted production is likely to reduce competition. After that, the plant "silent" for ten years. During this time, it was used as a brewery and, more surprisingly - as a church. Opened in 1851 under the leadership of Alexander Gordon, Mortlach some time let the whiskey with the name "John Gordon". The next owner, the son of Gordon - George Cowie, modernized production, increasing the number of distillation cubes, paving the railroad that linked the factory to the station Dafftaun installing electric lighting and hydraulic lifts in warehouses. Since 1925, the plant belonged "John Walker & Sons". Today, the production capacity of Mortlach is 2,910,000 liters per year. Since the days of George Gordon Cowie, Mortlach has one of the strangest of distillation - 3 double distillation of the cube, all different sizes, unpaired. However, the result - the highest quality whiskey, considered one of the best in Speyside, speaks for itself.

Duncan Taylor (Duncan Taylor) - one of the leading companies in the production of single malt whiskey. Earlier, the "heart" of the company was in Glasgow and they are mainly engaged in the production brokerage shotladsky whiskey. Not so long ago, the company moved to Speyside - closer to known regions, famous for the creation of strong drink, and they decided skontsentrirovatsya on creating and marketing their own brands. To date, "Duncan Taylor" carefully controls the entire process of creating a whiskey - from the time of collection of malt to bottling and packaging design, leaving the quality of their own products to their top priority.


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