What's in a name? Linkwood 25 Year Old 1986 - The Octave (Duncan Taylor) whisky is called whisky because it's produced in Scotland. Were it from America it would be spelled Linkwood 25 Year Old 1986 - The Octave (Duncan Taylor) whiskey, rather than whisky.
Nose: Straw and barley sugar, vanilla, spices, pear liqueur and gooseberries.
Palate: A malty, spiced, fruit-driven palate, with notes of kiwi fruit, baked pear with honey and cinnamon.
Finish: Long, lemony finish.