Tobermory 25 Year Old 1996 (Cask 277)
Nose: Plenty of orchard fruits with fresh apples and juicy pears, spiced fruit loaf, and oaken vanilla.
Palate: Baked fruits build now, with tarte Tatin leading to boozy stone fruits whilst earthy vanilla and nutty malt mingle beneath.
Finish: Sweet oak char and plenty more ripe fruit with sprinkles of baking spice and juicy, peppery barley.
Tobermory 25 Year Old 1996 (Cask 277). A single malt from Tobermory Distillery, distilled 1996 and aged in first fill Clavados Hogshead casks for 25 years before bottling by Dram Mor. Only 167 bottles produced, Cask #277. This is an exquisite malt, which is entwined with salted toffee and floral honey, finishing with Sweet yellow fruit, sugar barley and white pepper.
Fresh type yellow apple and yellow pear atoms, a good layer of vanilla, baking spice and a touch of toasted oak.
Complex, with cooked apple, ripe apricot, rum-soaked sultanas, vanilla, honey & walnut.
Sweet yellow fruit, sugar barley, white pepper. slowly developing the light, yet complex array of flavours locked away within this bottle. Lingering sophistication.