Web Exclusive Price
£64.13 ex VAT
(£109.93 per litre)
£438.62 Save £23.09
The Western Highland representative in Diageo's 'Classic Malt' series, Oban 14yo is a superb, full-blooded fruity malt with a whiff of heather and more than a hint of smoke.Tasting Notes (1)
Producer's Tasting Notes
Rich sweetness and fruits - oranges, lemons and pears, with sea-salt and peaty smokiness.
Mouth-filling late autumn fruits - dried figs and honey-sweet spices; followed by a smoky malty dryness.
Long, smooth-sweet finish with oak-wood, dryness and a grain of salt.
More from Oban
Oban Bay ReserveGame of Thrones Night's Watch
(£97.07 per litre)
Oban Little Bay
(£81.36 per litre)
Oban 2007 Distillers EditionBot.2021
(£112.79 per litre)
Oban 200812 Year Old Special Releases 2021
(£150 per litre)
Oban 10 Year OldSherry Cask Finish Special Releases 2022
(£150 per litre)
Oban 14 Year OldBot.1980s
(£320 per litre)
Quite an austere malt, with a pleasant bitter orange note. Somewhat biscuity, the taste but not texture of a digestive. Water is not a friend to this, brings up an acrid herbal melange and muddies the nose. Quite a competent west coast malt, and gentle in that company. The price, however, is utterly ridiculous. There are many gentle, austere malts of similar quality, and indeed of better quality, under £50. To me, this is abysmal quality at price point. It's competing with Springbank 15 (if you can find it) Glendronach and Glenallachie, Edradour, Deanston 18, Glenfarclas 15, various Benromach releases... and it's a very distant last in such company. For all the guff about a limited amount distilled, you'd think they could have come up with something a bit better for £72.95...
Whilst on a trip to Scotland last week, me and the wife decided to drive down from Fort William to Oban for a day out and some seafood… On the front is the Oban distillery which we went in to have a look about… unfortunately you needed to prebook for a tour but we went into the shop. Got chatting to the guy in there who recommended the Oban 14… very nice fella and this was the best priced whiskey so all good! This bottle is now my fav… it’s got a complex taste but not to overwhelming.. for me it’s the perfect balance… The last few days I’ve been going through my collection to find something I might prefer but nothing yet… buy a bottle!!
First time I tried this scotch whisky was in March 2021, and I never have much acquired the taste for scotch, as I like fine bourbons. However, I had some over ice, only because my friend had nothing else...and oh my gosh! I was literal amazed at the smoothness and the touch of sequestered smoked flavor. I have a bottle in my cabinet now, and this is the only scotch I have serious interest. I will be purchasing a lot more.
Odd whisky this one.It sort of waxed and waned in the bottle.Not terrible nor great.I think it doesn't know whether to be Highland or Island taste wise.Maybe a geographical thing?Anyway I'd probably stump up for a small bottle in the future.
One of the best chill filtered whiskies you can buy, the smoke is perfectly balanced and the flavours are long and deep. Don’t miss this one
While we endeavour to provide full and accurate information on our website, there may be occasions where producers have updated their recipe or failed to provide full details of their ingredients and processes. This may affect factors including the product style and allergen information, and we would advise that you always check the label and not solely rely on the information presented here. If you are at all uncertain about a product then please contact our customer service team before purchase.
You May Also Like
Macallan 12 Year Old Double Cask
(£95.64 per litre)
Glendronach 15 Year Old RevivalSherry Cask
(£99.93 per litre)
Glenmorangie 18 Year Old
(£135.64 per litre)
Ledaig 18 Year Old
(£114.21 per litre)
Macallan 12 Year OldSherry Oak
(£114.21 per litre)
Longmorn 18 Year OldSecret Speyside
(£124.93 per litre)
Good To Know
How we pack
Our boxes are made of 100% recyclable cardboard. Our special air-inflated packaging is both re-usable and recyclable, as well as efficient to both transport and dispose of.
Flexible Delivery Options
We deliver to countries all over the world! You can also select express delivery, or pick a specific delivery date, at checkout.
Packed With Care
Our experienced warehouse team take great care with every order. As specialists in glass packaging they ensure that your items stay safe and secure in transit.
14-Day returns policy
We want you to be 100% happy with your order and it is our aim to ensure that all products supplied to all customers arrive in perfect condition. You have the right to cancel your order at any time without being charged for the goods ordered within 14 days of purchasing (other than for perishable or personalised products or those products that have been specified as non-returnable).