Tomatin 18 years 70cl 43%vol. is a single malt Scotch whisky from the Highland region. Made with whiskies matured eighteen years in bourbon barrels and finished (6 to 9 months) in barrels of oloroso sherry. Tomatin 18 years is the ship insiginia of the distillery, unfiltered, powerful in aroma and flavor, velvety with sweet notes of the barrel odorous and dry finish.
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Tomatin 18 years 70cl 43%vol. is a single malt Scotch whisky from the Highland region. Made with whiskies matured eighteen years in bourbon barrels and finished (from 6 to 9 months) in barrels of oloroso sherry. Tomatin 18 years is the ship insiginia of the distillery, unfiltered, powerful in aroma and flavor, velvety with sweet notes of the barrel of oloroso and dry finish.
The distillery is located about 25 km south of Inverness, in the small village of Tomatin (from the Gaelic Tom Aitinn, The hill of the juniper in Spanish) at an altitude of more than 300 metres (making it the highest distillery in Scotland) and barely 200 inhabitants, next to the river Findhorn.
The history of the Tomatin distillery dates back to the 16th century, when they illegally distilled alcohol for local consumption. The distillery was legally founded in 1897 under the name Tomatin Spey Distillery Co. Ltd. In 1986 it changed ownership and was renamed to its present name, The Tomatin Distillery Co Ltd.
During the 70's and 80's it was the Scottish distillery with the highest production volume, with more than 20 active stills. The production volume has been progressively reduced until today, when 12 stills remain, producing around five million litres of whisky per year.
Tomatin is known for making whisky in the highland region, among the single malt that make are Tomatin and Cù Bòcan. They also make whiskies to make blended scotch, some blended brands are The Antiquary, The Talisman and Big T.
Style: Single Malt.
Breeding: Matured in American oak barrels that have contained bourbon, the ages of whiskies used to make Tomatin 18 years are greater than 18 years. Finishing (with a duration of 6 to 9 months) in oloroso barrels of sherry.
Nose: The nose is powerful, sweet notes appear, vanilla, almonds and hazelnuts, in this explosion of aromas, we can find a subtle smoky touch.
Mouth: High body, notes of sherry, sweets and honey with a point of oak.
Final: High persistence with sherry notes that remain and fade slowly in the mouth.
Tomatin 18 years is a great whisky from the Highlands, flagship of the house Tomatin, powerful and sweet notes, is an exceptional whisky with 18 years and a fantastic value for money.