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Tomintoul - Scotch Malt Whisky - Region: Speyside
WF Distillery Ranking: Cru Bourgeois Supérieur (all current rankings here)


Status: active - Stills: 4 (2 wash, 2 spirit) - Founded: 1964
Address: Kirkmichael, Ballindalloch, Banffshire AB37 9AQ - Phone: +44 (0) 1807 590 274
Web: www.tomintouldistillery.co.uk - More info:


My favourite expression so far:
Tomintoul 37 yo 1966/2003 (52.8%, DL Platinum, 201 bottles)
93 points - Last tasted: February 19, 2004 - Tasting notes: here
Tomintoul

General Distillery Profile - keywords (wazzat?)
Tea Caramel Light Honey Grains Fruity Bananas ‘Irish’ Oranges Papayas


MM Distillery profile:
The Tomintoul distillery has always been focused on producing malt whisky for various blends, but in recent years it has become more widely available as a single malt - both as official and independent bottlings. Based on my own impressions, the quality of the whisky that's produced at Tomintoul is a few notches above that of most other malt whiskies aimed at blenders. The distillery is located in the 'Strath Avon', the valley of the river Avon. Like the eskimo's have many different words for snow, the Scots apparently have many words for valley - and they usually use .
... More on Malt Madness.

Tomintoul

In our opinion: Tomintoul can be wonderfully fruity (guavas, papayas) and may, when old, remind you of both old Tomatins and some Bushmills.

Check all the 'winners' (90 points or more) on this wee list (PDF)

Whiskyfun tasting notes
OB - no vintage
  • Old Ballantruan (50%, OB, 2006) - 231006
  • Old Ballantruan 10 yo (50%, OB, 2012) - 161012
  • Tomintoul NAS (40%, OB, 'Peaty Tang', +/-2007) - 100209
  • Tomintoul-Glenlivet NAS (40%, OB, perfume bottle, circa 1975) - 100209
  • Tomintoul-Glenlivet 8 yo (43%, OB, Perfume bottle, +/-1992, 75cl) - 100209
  • Tomintoul 10 yo (40%, OB, +/-1999) - no notes - 75
  • Tomintoul 10 yo (40%, OB, +/-2005) - no notes - 75
  • Tomintoul 10 yo (40%, OB, Bottled +/- 2006) - 180107
  • Tomintoul 12 yo (40%, OB, ‘old perfume bottle’) - 310105
  • Tomintoul-Glenlivet 12 yo (43%, OB, Whyte & Mackay, blue ceramic, 37.5cl, early 1980s) - 200709
  • Tomintoul 12 yo Portwood Finish 'Limited Edition' (46%, OB, +/- 2010) - 061210
  • Tomintoul 16 yo (40%, OB, +/-2003) - no notes - 82
  • Tomintoul 16 yo (40%, OB, +/-2005) - no notes - 82
  • Tomintoul 16 yo (40%, OB, Bottled +/- 2006) - 180107
  • Tomintoul Glenlivet 17yo (40%, OB, Whyte and Mackay for Marks & Spencer, 1980's) - 031107
  • Tomintoul 21 yo (40%, OB, +/-2011) - 241011
  • Tomintoul 27 yo (40%, OB, 2004) - 310105
  • Tomintoul 27 yo (40%, OB, +/-2005) - no notes - 79
  • Tomintoul 27 yo (40%, OB, Bottled +/- 2006) - 180107
  • Tomintoul 33 yo (43%, OB, +/-2009) - 070410
OB - vintage
  • Tomintoul 1976/2007 (40%, OB, decanter) - 110308
  • Tomintoul 1977/2013 (54.9%, OB, sherry, cask #3691, 312 bottles) - 230514
Adelphi
  • Tomintoul 38 yo 1967/2005 (49,2%, Adelphi, cask #4485) - 180107
Douglas Laing
  • Tomintoul 37 yo 1966/2003 (52.8%, DL Platinum, 201 bottles) - 190204
Exclusive Malts
  • Tomintoul 45 yo 1967/2012 (48.9%, Exclusive Malts for Taiwan.com, refill hogshead, cask #6579, 220 bottles) - 170214
Gordon & MacPhail
  • Tomintoul 1967/2000 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, Rare Old) - 260712
Jack Wieber
  • Tomintoul 37 yo 1966/2003 (55.5%, Jack Wieber, Prenzlow Collection, cask #5259, 156 bottles) - 110308
  • Tomintoul 44 yo 1966/2010 (49.1%, Jack Wiebers, Old Train Line, sherry cask #5261) - 240111
  • Ballantruan 2001/2008 (60.4%, Jack Wieber, The Cross Hill, 316 bottles) - 280609
MacKillop's Choice
  • Tomintoul 1966/2007 (41.5%, MacKillop's Choice, sherry) - 240111
  • Tomintoul 1976/2007 (49,6%, Mackillop's Choice, Sherry wood) - 031107
  • Ballantruan 2001/2005 (62.1%, McKillop’s Choice, cask #14339) - 101205
Malts of Scotland
  • Tomintoul 1967/2011 (47.5%, Malts of Scotland, Angel’s Choice, bourbon hogshead, cask #MoS 11023, 69 bottles, 35cl) - 030212
  • Tomintoul 1967/2012 (51.3%, Malts of Scotland, rum barrel, cask #MoS 12020, 139 bottles) - 291112
Samaroli
  • Tomintoul 46 yo 1967/2013 (40%, Samaroli for Switzerland, cask #5417, 250 bottles) - 221013
Signatory
  • Tomintoul-Glenlivet 30 yo 1966/1996 (52.7%, Signatory, cask #709, 249 bottles) - no notes - 89
  • Tomintoul-Glenlivet 21 yo 1971/1992 (43%, Signatory, cask #3374, 1200 bottles) - 070410
Whisky-Doris
  • Tomintoul 1989 (43%, Whisky-Doris The Dram, 120 bottles, 2007) - 031107
The Whisky The Whisky Fair - The Whisky Agency - Perfect Dram - Liquid Sun
  • Tomintoul 40 yo 1966/2006 (45.2%, The Whisky Fair, 139 bottles) - 180107
  • Tomintoul 44 yo 1967/2011 (41.5%, Liquid Sun, bourbon, 156 bottles) - 091111
  • Tomintoul 44 yo 1967/2011 (47%, The Whisky Agency, bourbon, 196 bottles) - 260712
  • Tomintoul 43 yo 1967/2011 (49.8%, Liquid Sun, bourbon hogshead, 209 bottles) - 170214
  • Tomintoul 45 yo 1967/2012 (44.6%, The Whisky Agency, bourbon hogshead, 177 bottles) - 221112
  • Tomintoul 46 yo 1967/2013 (47.6%, The Whisky Agency, refill hogshead, 215 bottles) - 170214
  • Tomintoul 43 yo 1968/2011 (43.8%, The Whisky Agency, Private Stock, bourbon hogshead, 78 bottles) - 091111
  • Tomintoul 43 yo 1969/2012 (44.1%, The Whiskyman, 138 bottles) - 291112
  • Tomintoul 10 yo 2001/2012 (49.7%, The Whisky Agency, Liquid Library, bourbon wood, 219 bottles) - 161012
Various IB
  • Tomintoul 16 yo (43%, McNeill, 30 bottles, circa 2005) - 180606
  • Tomintoul-Glenlivet 18 yo 1967/1985 (40%, A.B.C. Dundalk, Ireland) - 180606
  • Tomintoul 40 yo 1967 (47.9%, Artworks, extra matured in Rum Wood, cask #2, 2008) - 200709
  • Tomintoul 43 yo 1967/2010 (46%, Mo Or Collection, bourbon hogshead, cask #4691, 215 bottles) - 170214
  • Tomintoul 44 yo 1967/2011 (50.9%, The First Editions, cask ref #ES 007/01) - 061212
  • Tomintoul 44 yo 1968/2012 (45.5%, Whisky-Fässle, bourbon) - 221112
  • Tomintoul 42 yo 1969/2012 (42.4%, Archives, cask #4266) - 260712
  • Tomintoul 43 yo 1969/2012 (42.7%, The Whisky Cask, bourbon hogshead) - 230514
  • Tomintoul 11 yo 2001/2013 (53.9%, Whisky Spirits, Whisky Seasons) - 230514
 
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