Tomatin is located in the Highlands about 15 miles southeast of Inverness in Northern Scotland. The distillery has had a long history and in 1986 became the first Scottish distillery to be purchased by a Japanese company. This 12 year bottling is aged in ex-bourbon barrels and finished in Oloroso sherry for the last 6-9 months of maturation.
DISTILLED IN POT STILLS FROM 100% MALTED BARLEY, PRODUCED AT ONE DISTILLERY, AGED IN BARRELS; IF SCOTCH OR IRISH, MUST BE AGED FOR AT LEAST THREE YEARS.
“The aroma of the dram is full of heather and forest moss. You will also discover stone fruits like apricots along with an assortment of hard candies. The palate is not as exciting as the nose with the whisky feeling a bit hollow and lackluster in comparison. The finish is full of wood spices more heather, but leaves you with a bitter taste in your mouth. “