The Octave Ben Nevis 2012, 10 Year Old

54.6 % abv / Chocolate & Dried Fruit / Highland / Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Style

Single Malt Scotch Whisky

ABV

54.6

Region

Highland

Flavour

Chocolate & Dried Fruit

Cask Type

Octave

The Octave Ben Nevis 2012, 10 Year Old
The Octave Ben Nevis 2012, 10 Year Old

The Octave Ben Nevis 2012, 10 Year Old

70cl
54.6 % abv / Chocolate & Dried Fruit / Highland / Single Malt Scotch Whisky
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The Ben Nevis Octave cask NO: 3635023 has aged for 10 years in oak casks...

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Style

Single Malt Scotch Whisky

ABV

54.6

Region

Highland

Flavour

Chocolate & Dried Fruit

Cask Type

Octave

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The Ben Nevis Octave cask NO: 3635023 has aged for 10 years in oak casks, then spent the final 3 months in a sherry octave cask. This release of only 89 bottles, is bottled in 2023 at cask strength 54.6%, non chill-filtered and natural colouring. 

For many years, Duncan Taylor Scotch Whisky Limited has experimented in the use of differing cask sizes for the maturation of single malt Scotch whiskies. This research stemmed from the simple premises that there is more interaction between the wood and spirit over a short period of time in a small cask than in a large cask, allowing for a faster melding of wood, air and alcohol.

To great delight, the spirit that resulted from this method of maturation demonstrated a depth of quality missing from a larger cask over a similar period of storage. It had become smoother, more balanced and was bursting with character, With its rough edges removed, the taste profile was changed dramatically, becoming akin to a whisky of a much more mature nature or vintage. It was polished, bright and sparkling with intensity.

Duncan Taylor Scotch whisky Limited are now proud to present the Octave cask range, the culmination of many years spent refining this unique maturation process. The spirit in this bottle is an exclusive example of a good whisky taken beyond all expectations to become rich, complex, and wise beyond its years. It has been 'Octave Invigorated'

Tasting Notes

Before Octivation: Herbal, citrus, green tea, fresh, apple juice.

After Octivation: Coconut, dark chocolate, salted caramel, sherry, toasted oak.

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Brand The Octave
Cask type Octave
Cask type 2 Bourbon/American Oak
Size Regular Bottle
ABV 54.6 %
Vintage 2012
Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Region Highland
Flavor Chocolate & Dried Fruit
Single Cask Yes
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Region Standard Delivery Delivery Charge

UK MAINLAND
(Excluding Scottish Highlands)

 2 to 3 working days

£4.95

SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS

up to 3 working days

£4.95
SCOTTISH ISLANDS

up to 4 working days

£4.95
NOTHERN IRELAND

up to 4 working days

£4.95

 

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Standard Delivery

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After processing, (which may be subject to delay if we are out of stock of any items ordered, in which case we will notify you), all orders are despatched using a 48-hour service to most mainland destinations in the UK. For international orders, delivery times vary depending on location. Delivery charges are calculated based on the weight of the product (based on 700ml bottle) and the destination address. Depending on stock availability and the size of your order it may be split and sent in separate parcels arriving at different times. 

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Level of Service:

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  • all orders are insured by us at no extra charge up to a value of £500. Orders of value.
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