Dalmunach 2016-2021 | 5 Year Old Duncan Taylor Octave Cask 10825703 | Whisky-Online Exclusive

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Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky 
Exclusively Bottled For Whisky-Online 70cl / 55.4% 

We are super-stoked to finally get our hands on our very own exclusive Octave cask of Dalmunach 2016! Only a handful of casks from Chivas Brothers' mega-distillery Dalmunach in Speyside have been released so far, so this is a real treat.

We sourced this exclusive Dalmunach from Duncan Taylor, who have a small amount of Dalmunach casks that they've been reracking into sherry octaves - tiny sherry barrels made by splitting a bit 500 litre sherry butt into eight smaller casks.

Octave casks typically only hold around 50-60 litres each, and while they impart delicious sherry flavours there's never many bottles yielded because of this small size.

Whisky-Online’s Dalmunach 2016 started life in an American standard barrel before being reracked by Duncan Taylor into a first fill Oloroso sherry octave for the last three months of its maturation. Dalmunach 2016 Octave Cask ​#10825703 was bottled in August 2021 as a 5-year-old at its natural strength of 55.4%, with just 81 bottles yielded from the cask.

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The Octave

Country Scotland
Region Speyside
Distilled Year 2016
Bottling Year 2021
Age 5
Limited Edition Yes
Bottles Produced 81
Cask Type Oak Cask & Ex Sherry Octave
Cask Number 10825703
Bottle Size 70cl
ABV 55.4%
Pre Owned No
Tasting Notes

Before: Tropical fruits, vanilla, spicy pepper, fresh bread, sweet finish.

After: Soft sherry, Madeira cake, peaches, walnuts, some pepper.

Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Andrew Patrick
Well worth the money

This is a hidden gem. I tentatively purchased my first bottle early in November. I say ‘tentative’ because I normally opt for a longer ageing period. I was pleasantly surprised to discover a very well balanced, slightly peaty malt that drinks perfectly with a dash of water. I think I’m on my 6th bottle now and I will shortly order the 7th.

Great Independent Bottling

Duncan Taylor gets great flavour from both casks. Purchase with confidence, as this 55.4% presentation at just 5 years punches well above it’s price.

shaun sim

Great wee Dram for the price


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