Compass Box Oak Cross

Blended Malt

Compass Box // Highlands, Scotland

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    92
  • Avg. Rating

    3.69
    3 out of 5 stars
    ( 217 )

The whiskies in Oak Cross are Highland malt whiskies which are initially aged in 1st fill American oak casks. For the 2nd maturation, part of the whisky is aged in barrels built specifically for Compass Box using American oak bodies and French Oak Heads. The whisky is then married, rested, and bottled.

  • age
    N/A
  • abv
    43.0
  • Blended Malt
    Comprised of malted whisk(e)y from two or more distilleries; aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
  • Cask Type
    American & French Oak Barrels

Tasting Notes

"Caramelized bananas, honey and sweet vanilla are on deck followed by sweet malty cereal. Chinese five spice and cream finish up the dram with a weightiness that is neither too heavy or too light."

Reviewed by
Flavor Profile

Vanilla & Fruity