£175.00 59.2% ALC./VOL.
In a distillery first, Octomore 14.4 has been matured exclusively in Colombian Virgin Oak. Distilled from 100% Scottish mainland barley and peated to 106 PPM, the unique maturation profile has a profound influence on the final spirit.
Unique maturation profile
Unrelenting curiosity and courage is inherent to the Octomore DNA. It is a single malt which continually pushes Head Distiller, Adam Hannett, to question ‘what if?’, with the latest 14.4 once more exploring the realms of possibility.
In a distillery first, the Octomore spirit for the 14.4 has matured exclusively in Colombian Virgin Oak casks. A further innovation for the experimental series, the rare Colombian Oak cask structure is similar to that of French Oak, with the tight grain releasing a significant amount of sweet vanilla and caramel flavour.
A variety of Colombian Virgin Oak casks at various toast levels were filled to create the final 14.4 spirit, taking a deep dive into this nuanced and complex aspect of whisky making. Ranging from light and medium toasting to intensely high charring, the mix of casks was then carefully brought together, showcasing the depth of colour and flavour from the varying oak preparation on the spirit.
Profoundly influenced by its unique maturation profile, Octomore 14.4 is an elegantly balanced sweet and rich single malt, with immense complexity and depth.
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"We trialled different charring and toasting levels to find the perfect balance, honing our knowledge on these single cask variations and the incredible influence these subtle nuances can have on the final spirit."
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Our Octomore single malts have defied received whisky wisdom since they were first distilled in 2002. Sometimes bottled bold and brazen at 5 years old, always super-heavily peated and bottled close to cask strength, Octomore’s surprising elegance has led us to define it as “The Impossible Equation”.