Insider knowledge: Mortlach 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 Mortlach 22 Year Old 1989 - The Octave (Duncan Taylor) whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Grassy and toasty, notes of apricots and honey, nutmeg and cloves, peach nectar. Notes of pepper and caramel.
Palate: Sweet, fruity and full of peach nectar and apricots stewed with nutmeg and honey.
Finish: Dried strawberries and caramel.