Tobermory 12 Years

This 12-year-old Single Malt from Tobermoy matured in American white oak barrels and was launched in early 2019 after a two-year break from the distillery. It now complements the standard range of the distillery and replaces the previous 10-year Tobermory.

This 12-year-old Single Malt from Tobermoy matured in American white oak barrels and was launched in early 2019 after a two-year break from the distillery. It now complements the standard range of the distillery and replaces the previous 10-year Tobermory.

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24584
Tobermory
Scotland, Islands
Single Malt Whisky
12 Years
46.3%
0.7 l
Original bottling
First Fill american Eichenfässern, Bourbon
Chill filtration - Without
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Nosing
Fruit:
Sweet:
Vanilla:
Spices:
Oak:
Caramel:
Malt:
Apple:
Dried Fruit:
Floral:
Honey:
Melon:
Sherry:
Tropical Fruit:
Herbs:
Zitrus:
Tasting
Spices:
Fruit:
Oak:
Sweet:
Vanilla:
Malt:
Chili:
Zitrus:
Alcohol:
Apple:
Barley:
Clove:
Nuts:
Oil:
Orange:
Peat Smoke:
Seaweed:
Maritime Notes:
Herb:
Finish
Spices:
Oak:
Malt:
Sweet:
Herbs:
Heather:
Vanilla:
Herb:
Chili:
Chocolate:
Coffee:
Dark Chocolate:
Grass:
Nuts:
Oil:
Pepper:
Zitrus:

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09. Feb 2020
Nosing: MaltHoneyVanillaFruit
Quite tight on the nose. Vanilla and honey sweetness, basic malt nose. There's some fruitiness in there once it sits for a while.

Taste: MaltOakSpices
Balanced arrival, quite savoury, lots of barley maltiness. A little spiciness builds up. Some sappy wood notes.

Finish: OakPepper
Medium to long. Oak, malt and pepper.

Comment:
This is what I would characterize as a reasonably basic 12 year old malt whisky. It has the character of a first fill bourbon maturation, but without the over the top vanilla and sweetness that usually brings. The nose, is really tight and hard to get a read on. The palate is a lot more forceful, but isn't overly complex. The finish has a good length to it. Is it bad? no. But I wouldn't go out of my way to get more of it.

75/100
unknown user
14. Dec 2019
Symphysodon
28. May 2020
Offinho
22. Sep 2020
J_P
26. Oct 2020
Symphysodon
02. Feb 2021