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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer TOMINTOUL
Medium golden amber colour. Fairly intense, slightly spicy, very faintly peppery, ripe plum-caramel nose with some vanilla stick notes. Dry, medium bodied, slightly spicy, faintly honeyed, slightly spicy, plum flavours with a lingering, gentle, caramel-tinged finish. This REPEAT last appeared in Vintages (***) on October 29, 2016 at $119.95. CSPC 298422
Type Spirit - Scotch Whisky
Agent Lac Int
Country Scotland
Rating ***(90 points)
Spicy, Tangy, Caramel
LCBO Note Status
TASTING NOTE: A fruity concoction of apples and pears topped with vanilla ice cream; even the vaguest hint of something smoky ... one of the noses of the year; every bit as gentle as the [nose] promises, as the light oil coat the palate with a fabulously intense and delicately sweetened barley skin. The skeleton is a playful oak; a wonderful multilayered interplay of malt and oak-vanillas. Long, curiously spice free and increasingly dry but hugely sophisticated; confirms Tomintoul's ability to dice with greatness. Score - 94.5 (Jim Murray, Whisky Bible, 2014) Price $ 117.95
Bottle Size 700 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - October 28, 2017
Cases bought 98 (6 bottles per case)

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