2014

Tobermory 18yo

"Oloroso Finish" cask #54-199

  • Distilled: 1996
  • Bottled: 2014
  • Vol: 54,2%
  • Outturn: 555
  • Code: W&M187

A new release in our very appreciated series of powerful Tobermories at cask strength, to once again show how intense and unusual this overlooked distillery can be. Don’t expect a sherry monster, because the wood influence is deliberately kept restrained to avoid clashing with the quirky flavours of the malt. This bottling is a perfect example of a particularly waxy Tobermory, and we might also say that it’s noticeably smokier (more on notes of charcoal than peat) than expected, almost like a Ledaig. The usual flamboyant notes of propolis, camphor, and the leafy and robust malty style of the distillery really shine through. To be enjoyed neat for full power or, for more subtlety

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