Whisky "Tomatin" 12 Year Old, gift box, 0.7 L
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Reviews of purchase "Tomatin" 12 Year Old, gift box, 0.7 L
Whiskey light amber color.
The taste of whiskey smooth and silky. The unique combination of attractive shades of apples, pears and malt, with a hint of hazelnut and subtle nuances of sherry. Long aftertaste rich and elegant.
The aroma of whiskey rich, fresh and airy bouquet contains notes of rich malt and fruit.
Whiskey is recommended to use as a digestif.
Tomatin Whisky 12 Years Old to bottling matured exclusively in Spanish barrels of sherry. Magazine "Malt Advocate" wrote about this whiskey: "pleasant sweetness. Good malt background with lots of bright summer fruit." Whiskey "Tomatin 12 years" deservedly won numerous high awards at international competitions:
- Gold medals in 2008 and 2009 and silver in 2004 at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition;
- Two silver - in 2006 and 2009 and gold in 2007 at the International Wine & Spirits Competition.
Tomatin Distillery was built in 1897 in the mountains Monadhliath, just south of Inverness, the capital of Highlands of Scotland. Tomatin is one of the highest distilleries in Scotland, because it is located at an altitude of 315 meters above sea level. Soft and clean water of the river Alt-na-Frith, which flows through the mountains Monadhliath, helping to create a whiskey with a delicate flavor, rich and soft style.
Tomatin among the ten best distilleries in Scotland. Today, the plant produces 2 million liters of alcohol a year, although production capacities allow to produce 12 million liters, as it was in the 70s of XX century. Historically, Tomatin was producing malt for companies that are engaged in the manufacture of whiskey blends, but now the company is focused on creating high-quality single malt whiskey. The product line consists of 12, 18, 25, 30 and 40-year-old whiskey and some numbered vintages. Tomatin is also one of the few plants in Scotland, which has retained its cooperage.