Insider knowledge: Linkwood 22 Year Old 1989 - The Octave (Duncan Taylor) whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Linkwood 22 Year Old 1989 - The Octave (Duncan Taylor) whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Rose petal jelly and malt. A little apple peel, rich malt and digestive biscuits.
Palate: Nutmeg and sweet spices, apples and rich fruit, gingerbread and toasted barley.
Finish: Caramelised peels and malt.