TOMINTOUL VINTAGE 1973 CASK NO. 261
Distilled in February 1973, the rare single malt was initially matured for 33 years in American oak ex-bourbon barrels in Tomintoul’s Cairngorms warehouse. Before being filled into a single Oloroso Sherry hogshead cask, hand-selected by Master Distiller Robert Fleming, for a further 17 years maturation and bottled shortly after reaching 50 years old in April 2023.
Tomintoul Vintage 1973 Cask No. 261 has been bottled at natural colour and at a cask strength of 42.9% ABV.
|Nose||A bouquet reminiscent of old sherry bodegas with aromas of roast pecans, praline, fruitcake and leather.|
|Palate||Opulent and rich with overlapping layers of crème caramel, toasted oak, rolling tobacco and treacle mingled with stout, cacao and a hint of liquorice.|
|Finish||Complex and long with notes of caramelised nuts, star anise, dark chocolate ganache fading into stem ginger and gentle spices.|
|Info||70cl, 43% abv|