Lady of the Glen

Tobermory

ABV 68.2%
REVIEWED Issue 156
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Specifications
Brand:
Expression: Tobermory
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 8 years old
ABV: 68.2%
Country/Region: Scotland / Islands (Non Islay)
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Bottled by: Lady of the Glen
Tasting notes
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Right back into the farmyard. Hay mulch, fresh-cut barley and turned earth. A little whiff of sulphur, spent match and maturing tobacco leaves. Some fruits but all dominated by the farmyard.
Palate: Smoke becomes more dominant. Some fresh, hot croissants and butter. Lime marmalade. Chargrilled pineapple and mango.
Finish: Lengthy and punchy, with water there is more smoke.
Comment: Back the alcohol down with water and some more sweetness emerges.
8.0
Taster   Lyndsey Gray
Nose: Parmesan shavings and grilled tomato, brie and bacon sarnies and straight from the oven sausage rolls. Old hardback books and just a wisp of lemon meringue pie.
Palate: A blast of sulphur overpowers the palate, with charcoal smoke and wilted spinach peeking through. An addition of water allows a creamy citrus flavour to come through but only slightly.
Finish: An oiliness coats the entire palate and a vegetal saltiness lengthens the finish.
Comment: One for the cheese lovers and not for the faint hearted.
7.5
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