New Release / Tomintoul Distillery Releases First Vintage Single Cask Whisky

26/04/2013 Tomintoul Distillery Releases First Vintage Single Cask Whisky

Tomintoul 1981 Tomintoul Distillery has just released its first ever single cask edition of its award winning malt range. Tomintoul Speyside Glenlivet Single Malt Bourbon Cask - Vintage 1981

The 1981 cask was selected for the exceptional quality of the mature malt whisky therein. The whisky was distilled on the 30th of October 1981 and has matured ever since in bourbon cask number 5985. Bottled in February 2013 at 53.9% ABV, it is deliberately un-chillfiltered.

Only 198 bottles have been produced and each bottle has been individually numbered. The bottle label also records the cask number and the date of distillation and bottling.

Tomintoul Distillery is located near Tomintoul, the highest village in the Highlands of Scotland. It sits in an area of stunning natural beauty, in the prestigious Glenlivet Estate, at the heart of the Speyside region.

Official Tasting Notes:


Rich gold
Soft, mature malt, some sweetness with hints of pepper spiciness from the oak Suggestions of dark orange marmalade
Round, mature, full malt with sweetness and orange marmalade
Enduring with sweetness giving way to peppery finalé

This limited edition will be available in key western European markets and Asia. It is envisaged that each bottle will retail for around £250 in the UK and € 300 in Europe.

Tomintoul 1981