12 Years Old

ABV 43%
REVIEWED Issue 191
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Brand: Tamdhu
Expression: 12 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 12 years old
ABV: 43%
Country/Region: Scotland / Speyside
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Christopher Coates
Nose: Dundee cake, pineapple upside-down cake, and then Nutella on white toast. Apple strudel with vanilla ice cream.
Palate: Medium. Custard over red berry pie. Chocolate butter icing and tarte tatin. Delicate hazelnut milk notes, then Tunnock’s macaroons.
Finish: Medium. On marshmallow and milk chocolate notes.
Comment: Oodles of confection and fruit.
Taster   Bethany Whymark
Nose: Floral orange and rose notes. Blackberry, fig, cinnamon stick, unblanched almond, vanilla sugar, Parma violet, old leather, and cappuccino foam. Hints of thyme and waxy cheese.
Palate: Full. Sticky toffee pudding, date, raisin, and almond butter. Grilled-cheese sandwich and yeast extract. Spiced rooibos tea, fresh clementine, and whipped vanilla cream.
Finish: Medium-long, on dark chocolate, Brazil nut, and fresh mint.
Comment: Lovely layering of flavours.
Visit the distillery
Tamdhu Distillery, Knockando, Aberlour, Moray, Speyside, Scotland
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