Tobermory bringt die nächsten beiden neuen auf den deutschen Markt: 12yo und 22yo. Von der SMWS wurden heute morgen die 13 restlichen Abfüllungen des Februar Outturn in den Shop gestellt und von Glenmorangie gibt es wie berichtet seit dem 01.02. eine neue Private Edition.
- Tobermory, 12yo, Manzanilla Cask finish, ncf, 46.3%, UVP 95.- EUR
- Tobermory, 22yo, Port Cask finish, ncf, 46.3%, UVP 205.- EUR
- SMWS, Februar Outturn (13 weitere Single Malts)
- Glenmorangie, Bacalta, 8.te Private Edition, 46%, UVP 85.- EUR
ncf = no chill-filtration (keine Kältefiltration)
Weitere Infos und Tasting Notes
Tobermory 12yo Manzanilla Cask finish – Original Notes
- Nase: Spuren von Orange und Zitrus, mit subtilen Noten von getrockneten Früchten und Rosinen. Cremiger Toffee und Spuren von Gewürzen
- Geschmack: Süß, leicht ölig mit von Orangen dominierten Zitrusnoten. Rosinen und getrocknete Früchte mit Spuren von Kaffee, dunkler Schokolade und subtilen Gewürzen.
- Finish: Leicht trocken, würzig mit lang anhaltendem fruchtigem Abgang
Tobermory 22yo Port Cask finish – Original Notes
- Nase: Spuren von Fruchtgelee und Sorbet, Birnen, Pflaumen und Zitrus. Ein Hauch von Weintrauben, arabischem Kaffee, Schokolade und Toffee.
- Geschmack: Reichhaltig und süß mit Birnen, Pflaumen und Pfirsichnoten. Reichhaltiger Einfluß von Frucht und Trauben. Fruchtgelee, Vanille, Caramel mit leichter Würze.
- Finish: Lang anhaltend, süß und fruchtig. Finish mit delikater Würze.
Die letzten beiden findet Ihr hier: 18yo & 20yo.
SMWS Outturn Februar
Bereits letzt Woche kamen ein paar der Flaschen in den Shop, hier nun der Rest:
- 28.32 Solar Eclipse, 8yo, 564 Flaschen, 60,3%, 47,00 GBP – Tullibardine
‘Jet-Black’ was the first comment with aromas of bittersweet chocolate ganache, molasses bran muffins, sun-dried prunes, Madeira soaked raisins, as well as dark roasted black coffee beans. We were hoping of shedding some light on it when we had our first taste neat. The initial impact was dry, bitter and persistent like a piece of 99% cacao chocolate melting slowly in your mouth – quite an experience but we absolutely loved it! Water added an earthy, tobacco, liquorice and slightly medicinal herbal note whilst on the palate, sticky toffee pudding using Medjool dates and black bun with a glass of PX Sherry.
1st fill Oloroso butt, Jahrgang: 2008 | Region: Highland Southern
- 35.157 Reward for a brass band, 14yo, 228 Flaschen, 58,2%, 53,50 GBP – Glen Moray
The initial nose was clean, fresh and alluring, offering chocolate, nougat and cinder toffee; gradually balanced by dried grass and flowers – we could imagine honeyed apricot flan and corn dollies laid out on a polished board room table – classy. The palate had two complimentary levels – a lively bugle blast of juicy, succulent sweetness (fudge, cinnamon biscuits, garibaldis, orange zest) underpinned by a very dry, deep tuba-like reverberation of toasted oak. The reduced nose became slightly more perfumed – fresh marigolds and nasturtiums instead of dried. The palate discovered a compromise note of putty, oiled cricket bats and waxed wood. A rewarding dram.
1st fill barrel, Jahrgang: 2001 | Region: Speyside Lossie
- 37.87 Puff Pastry Plum Tarts, 13yo, 264 Flaschen, 58,8%, 58,20 GBP – Cragganmore
We entered a stately home and walked through the hall of marble white granite limestone, passing the armour’s gallery, downstairs to the kitchen with an open hearth. We were offered baked brie with apricot preserves and almonds as well as warm bread with sunflower seeds. After a drop of water the sweet smell of puff pastry plum tarts and apple strudel made us even hungrier and we enjoyed a sticky toffee loaf cake with fudge icing. After 12 years in an ex-bourbon hogshead, we transferred this whisky directly into a 1st fill charred ex-red wine hogshead for the remainder of its maturation.
1st fill charred ex-red wine hogshead, Jahrgang: 2003 | Region: Speyside Spey
- 39.139 A most luscious remedy, 20yo, 594 Flaschen, 58,2%, 83,00 GBP – Linkwood
At first the panel found a fresh character of menthol, lemon sherbet, tonic water and After Eight mints with apple tart. Then came the richness of tobacco, prunes, spices, dark chocolate, raisons, vanilla and sweet Sherry notes. Remaining fizzy there was sweet pink wafer with cinder toffee and a herbal edge with dandelion and burdock before orange and blackberry fruit and a woody finish of furniture polish on charred oak. After maturing for 19 years in an ex-Oloroso butt it was transferred to a 1st fill ex-Pedro Ximinez butt for the remainder of its maturation.
1st fill Pedro Ximenez butt, Jahrgang: 1996 | Region: Speyside Lossie
- 41.92 A Hedonistic Experience, 13yo, 180 Flaschen, 61%, 58,20 GBP – Dailuaine
A luxurious array of aromas filled the room; rich Black Forest gateau with plenty of Kirsch, Morello cherry Bakewell tarts, moist honey cake and a dark chocolate fudge cake. After so much self-indulgent pleasure we had a taste – full bodied with a great balance between dark Muscovado sugar sweetness, the intensity of roasted coffee beans and the oily spiciness of a rye whisky. Water tamed the experience a little but the additional scent of crème brulee with black pepper honeycomb and crystallised tarragon as well as, on the palate, banana and clotted cream cupcakes made this a truly irresistible experience.
1st fill barrel, Jahrgang: 2003 | Region: Speyside Spey
- 46.50 A sweet thrill in the sawmill, 23yo, 288 Flaschen, 54,2%, 94,00 GBP – Glenlossie
Luscious layers of choux bun pastry dripping with caramel sauce mixed with hard toffees and banana foams seamlessly merged with fresh staves of new oak still sprinkled with wood dust from the sawmill. Further excavation revealed sweetly floral overtones of blooming wisteria and Turkish delight that lulled us into a false sense of security before we encountered the initial chilli heat on the palate. Water uncovered new layers of warm spices, green apples and freshly mown lawn whilst the finish was citric and fresh like honey and lemon Lockets with a dash of lime and peppermint humbugs.
Refill hogshead, Jahrgang: 1992 | Region: Speyside Lossie
- 48.86 Floralicious!, 13yo, 222 Flaschen, 59,2%, 49,20 GBP – Balmenach
Strolling through the dry and dusty flowerbeds, ice cream cone in hand on a hot summers day, the air was filled with sweet white rose petals, freshly washed linen on the line, elderflower, peach syrup, pot pouri and icing sugar. The day became even hotter as we sipped the dram, still perfumed like Bourbon scented hairspray but now with new American oak, fruity glace cherries and the sweetness of iced gems. Adding water, which we would recommend, released soft and creamy coconut, barley sugars, toffee sweets and a lemon zing with cinnamon balls finishing in a chalky texture.
1st fill barrel, Jahrgang: 2002 | Region: Speyside Spey
- 5.53 Exotic fruits and Eastern spice, 16yo, 228 Flaschen, 60,1%, 68.- GBP Auchentoshan
The nose had perfumed tropical fruits (peach, raisins, lemon bonbons, pineapple, passion-fruit) and polished wood. The palate combined those fruits (orange, papaya, banana) with toffee donut sweetness and some wood tannins; the finish found curry, wasabi and chilli. The reduced nose detected cinnamon buns, Peshwari naan, cigarette packets and a Spanish bodega wine note. In reduction, the palate was now full of pleasant intrigue, any previous tensions were completely reconciled – exotic fruits and Eastern spice, sherbet straws and chocolate raisins – all wonderfully integrated – an eminently enjoyable dram. After fourteen years in ex-bourbon wood, we transferred this to a second-fill Sauternes hogshead.
2nd fill Sauternes hogshead, Jahrgang: 2000 | Region: Lowland
- 58.19 Fruity, sticky, yummy, 10yo, 270 Flaschen, 57,7%, 52,70 GBP – Strathisla
Initially lifted and sweet with dried cherries, red wine gums and floral connotations of Turkish delight, lavender and rose tea. The tea developed into earl grey with carefree quantities of brown sugar giving a viscous and sticky mouth feel followed by the sweet fruitiness of mango coulis and strawberry jam on hot buttered crumpets. Water released the fresh woodiness of a pine forest with wild flowers, pink wafers with vanilla ice cream and a clean finish of peppermint and mint humbugs. After spending 10 years in an ex-Bourbon hogshead it was transferred to a virgin oak hogshead for the remainder of its maturation.
Virgin oak hogshead, heavy toast/medium char, Jahrgang: 2006 | Region: Speyside Deveron
- 64.88 ‘Put Through One’s Paces ‘, 13yo, 210 Flaschen, 62,4%, 56,00 GBP – Mannochmore
A very delicate fragrant nose neat with lilies, orchids, perfumed lychees and glace cherries. However there also was, somewhere hidden, the invigorating fruity sweetness of rich raspberry mini Pavlovas. The taste made us all sit up – gentle chilli spiciness to start but then the heat seemed to build with a tingling sensation all over the tongue and our faces began to glow, like having drunk hot spiced hibiscus-ginger tea. Water added an assortment of dark chocolates and on the taste we have gone full circle, to finish with the lovely gentle sweetness of spiced pecan marzipan and chewy chocolate ginger bread cookies.
1st fill barrel, Jahrgang: 2003 | Region: Speyside Lossie
- 7.143 Boiled sweets and brandy butter, 23yo, 258 Flaschen, 53,7%, 95,30 GBP – Longmorn
Oh what a nose! Gentle bourbon notes, lemon, boiled sweets and brandy butter. Vanilla greeted us and introduced a leathery note (a quality belt?), a slice of malt loaf, and honey drizzled apple pastries. Curiously, one panellist found Darjeeling tea, rice cakes, green leaves and delicate cucumber. Water brought abundant sweetness; peaches and cream, candy canes, rhubarb crumble, custard, ripe melon and creamy rice pudding. Plenty to keep us interested! The diluted taste was fresh and floral. “Linen in the garden?”, “Cut grass on a sunny day?”, “Sweet herbal nori seaweed?” We all agreed indeed…
Refill hogshead, Jahrgang: 1993 | Region: Speyside Lossie
- 7.145 Park bench assignation, 12yo, 150 Flaschen, 58,5%, 58,00 GBP – Longmorn
The nose brings sweet grass, spring flowers, lemon and oozingly juicy pineapple; leather arrives later (park bench, nice lady, new handbag). The unreduced palate has substantial mouth impact – tiny sips rather than gulps are recommended – barley sweetness (breakfast cereal with puffed wheat and honey), chocolate limes and banana split with toffee sauce. Some wood lies underneath – but it’s sweet, like chewing on ice-lolly sticks. The reduced nose takes you to cake-land – vanilla custard slice, strawberry tarts and pineapple humps (a Scottish delicacy, not some weird perversion). The palate is now juicy and easy – balancing sweetness and zingy fruit, like lime marmalade.
1st fill barrel, Jahrgang: 2003 | Region: Speyside Lossie
- 9.116 Boozy fruit trifle, 20yo, 234 Flaschen, 61%, 80,90 GBP – Glen Grant
The nose presented an interesting duality – vanilla fudge, caramel, macaroon bars and boozy fruit trifle – partnered by cove-studded oranges and Christmas wreaths. The palate also had sweetness – damson jam, Black Forest gateau, dried fruits and Ruffle bars (coconut, raspberry and dark chocolate) – balanced by toasted rye bread and aromatic wood spices. The reduced nose combined maple syrup, waffles and pain au chocolat with sandalwood oil, cinnamon, ginger and pepper. The palate had plum pie, Eccles cakes, mango chutney and rum and raisin ice-cream – well-behaved and very enjoyable. After 20 years in ex-bourbon wood we moved this into a first-fill port barrique.
1st fill Port barrique, Jahrgang: 1996 | Region: Speyside Spey
Weitere Informationen findet Ihr (inkl. meiner Tasting Notes) hier: Tasting: Glenmorangie Bacalta – 8.te Private Edition.