Elegant salted nuts, delicate currant jam and hints of vanilla and honeycomb make for an unlikely but very appealing nose. The palate follows suit in its complex nature: sweet barley sugar immediately, then layers build of cocoa, oak, gentle spice and a tone of saltiness throughout.
Notes by Emili Fusaro
|Product Name||Tomatin 18 Year Old|
|Age Declaration||18 years old|
|Strength (ABV %)||46.00%|
|Cask Type||Finished in Oloroso Sherry Casks|
Matured in PX, charred virgin oak and ex-bourbon. Sweet crème brulee and Hobnobs on the nose, balanced by herbaceous flavours of wild mint and delicate aniseed. Warm orange peel and light lemon sweets. On the palate this is still undoubtedly Ardbeg, although in a lighter guise. Tobacco leaf and sweet hay mix with honeyed notes … ContinuedView ProductArdbeg An Oa70cl / 46.6% ABV£48.99
Bacon straight away, but that then fades and gives way to warm bonfire, sweet tobacco and just a note of rubber. With more time in the glass treacle, cereal and pleasant soapiness. The palate is lead by sweet fruit and honey, then peppery heat, and an oily, woodsmoke finish. A complex and evolving whisky.View ProductArdbeg Uigeadail70cl / 54.20% ABV£57.99