Tomintoul 10 Years Old First Cask 56.1% 2010


4.5 sterren - 1 professionele reviews
€ 44,00 (excl. BTW)
53,24 (in. BTW)
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Distileerderij Tomintoul
Bottelaar Whisky Import Nederland
Serie
Gebotteld voor
Gedistilleerd op 2010
Gebotteld 2020
Land Schotland
Streek Speyside
Leeftijd 10
Cask Type Hogshead
Vatnummer
Alcohol percentage 56.1
Inhoud 0,70
Conditie Perfect
Etiket Perfect
Voorraad 2

Professionele reviews

BOW (87)

In the heart of Speyside, the Tomintoul Distillery has been quietly perfecting the art of whisky craftsmanship. The Tomintoul 10 Years Old First Cask, bottled in 2020 by Whisky Import Nederland for their distinguished First Cask brand, emerges as a testament to the distillery's commitment to excellence. With a bold 56.1% ABV and a maturation period that began in 2010, this expression offers a unique journey through a single Hogshead cask.

The Maturation Tale:
This Tomintoul expression spent a decade maturing in the embrace of a Hogshead cask, patiently absorbing the nuances of the wood and the Speyside terroir. Bottled in 2020, this release by Whisky Import Nederland showcases the character and depth that have become synonymous with the Tomintoul name.

Tasting Notes:
Color:
The whisky greets the eye with a mesmerizing light gold hue, hinting at the vibrant and dynamic flavors that await.

Nose:
Upon nosing, the Tomintoul 10 Years Old First Cask unveils a delightful symphony of juicy yellow fruits, with lychee and grapes taking center stage. Hints of rhubarb add a touch of tartness, while the subtle freshness of mint dances in the background. The aroma evolves into the scent of freshly cut grass, accompanied by mint and a gentle waft of light oak.

Taste:
As the whisky graces the palate, the yellow fruits transform into warmer, red hues. The evolution continues as spices emerge, led by the gentle warmth of white pepper. Thick vanilla and caramel weave into the flavor profile, creating a luscious and indulgent experience.

Finish:
The finale is a lively and lasting affair, with a beautiful interplay between fruit and herbs. The combination of juicy fruits and the lingering essence of mint creates a harmonious and memorable finish, leaving a lasting impression on the senses.

Conclusion:
The Tomintoul 10 Years Old First Cask is a masterful creation that showcases the artistry of both the distillery and the independent bottler, Whisky Import Nederland. With a symphony of fruits, herbs, and spices, this expression captures the essence of Speyside in a single Hogshead cask. Whether you're a seasoned whisky enthusiast or a newcomer to the world of Scotch, this release is a captivating journey into the nuanced and refined flavors that define Tomintoul's legacy.


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