CATEGORY: Single Malt.
BOTTLER: Distillery Bottling.
BOTTLING SERIE: Vintage Single Cask.
STATED AGE: 32 years old.
CASK TYPE: Sherry Cask.
CASK NUMBER: 5970
NUMBER OF BOTTLES: 180
STRENGTH: 50.5% Vol.
Rare editions of Single Cask Tomintoul are released from time to time and each cask is usually aged between 25 and 35 years old. Between 200 and 500 bottles are typically produced from any one cask. Each bottle is individually numbered and the cask number, the date of distillation and bottling are recorded on the label.
Pictured is our Tomintoul Single Cask Malt Scotch Whisky 1981 Vintage, taken from the most superb bourbon cask, handpicked by Robert Fleming, our Distillery Director. Only 196 bottles have been produced from this one cask.
COLOUR: deep, rich amber;
NOSE: soft mature malt, some sweetness, but also hints of pepper spiciness from the oak;
PALATE: round, mature, full malt with sweetness and orange marmalade;
FINISH: enduring with sweetness giving way to peppery finale.