Tomatin Bourbon & Sherry Casks 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky (700ml)

Speyside, Highlands, SCOTLAND
$99. 99 Bottle
$1199.88 Dozen
ABV: 43%

Founded in 1897 and located southeast of Inverness in Northern Scotland, Tomatin became the first Scottish distillery to fall under Japanese control in 1986 when it was rescued from financial stress by Takara Shuzo and Okura & Co. It remains a highly regarded distillate with managment now preferencing a higher percentage of first-fill wood. As the name suggests, this comes matured in a combination of Bourbon barrels and x Spanish Sherry casks (reportedly Oloroso) for the last 6-9 months of maturation. It was awarded a DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL at the 2019 San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

Other reviews... The aroma of the dram is full of heather and forest moss. You will also discover stone fruits like apricots along with an assortment of hard candies. The palate is not as exciting as the nose with the whisky feeling a bit hollow and lackluster in comparison. The finish is full of wood spices more heather, but leaves you with a bitter taste in your mouth. 83 points - distiller.com

Notes from the producers... A rich, fruity aroma is the prelude to sweet flavours of ripe apples, pears and a subtle hint of nut before the long, pleasantly oily finish. 43% Alc./Vol.