Tomatin 12 Year Old Cuatro Series #2 Manzanilla Sherry Cask Finish
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Highland
  • Distillery Tomatin
  • Age 12 Year Old
  • Distillation date 2002
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Bottling date 2014
  • Maturation American oak and first-fil Manzanilla sherry cask
  • Alcohol 46%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • sherry
  • dried fruit
  • nutty
  • smoky
  • roasted
  • pepper
  • lemon
  • grassy
  • burnt

Tomatin

12 Year Old Cuatro Series #2 Manzanilla Sherry Cask Finish (0.75l, 46%)
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Character Goatson
Tomatin may have been flying under the radar in recent years.

There was a time though when this Speyside distillery operated 23 stills and was the largest distillery in Scotland. At the time in the mid-seventies, they were one of the few distillers to sell Single Malt Scotch, with most of their product going into world-famous blends such as Chivas Regal and Johnnie Walker. Not a bad accolade for a Scotch producer whose name refers to the methods used in the 1700s to illegally make Whisky. The name translates to ‘Hill of the Juniper Bush’ and before Whisky became a legal product, illegal distillers often used Juniper bushes as fuel to heat the stills. When set alight, Juniper bushes omit little to no smoke and are therefore an ideal way to start a fire without attracting attention.

Today, Tomatin are very much focused on quality over quantity and this expression is the perfect example. Tomatin’s Cuatro series are four different expressions of their 12-year-old Malt finished in different types of Sherry cask. The others are Fino, Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez if you’re interested. With only 1,500 bottles released of this Manzanilla expression on the market, it’s safe to say this is a tough Scotch to get your hands on. But you don’t take us for amateurs do you? This one is set to go quickly so don’t hang about. 
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Highland
  • Distillery Tomatin
  • Age 12 Year Old
  • Distillation date 2002
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Bottling date 2014
  • Maturation American oak and first-fil Manzanilla sherry cask
  • Alcohol 46%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Burnt orange. 

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Freshly cut grass, lemon, and hints of dried fruit. 

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Roasted nuts with hints of fresh pepper. 

Finish
Soothing and long with soft notes of lemon.
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  • sherry
  • dried fruit
  • nutty
  • smoky
  • roasted
  • pepper
  • lemon
  • grassy
  • burnt
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
90% of all Scotch Whisky released in the market is a blend. That’s a hell of a lot.
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
Scotch Whisky is seldom aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation. In addition to that, Whisky is often matured or finished in various wine casks such as Sherry or Port.
The little town of Tomatin lives and breathes Whisky. The entire population is less than 200, and since their founding in 1897, Tomatin Distillery has had to build special housing on site for employees who come from the surrounding countryside to work seasonally at the plant.
Is Scotch always Scottish? What do you think? Yes. The answer is yes.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
90% of all Scotch Whisky released in the market is a blend. That’s a hell of a lot.
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
Scotch Whisky is seldom aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation. In addition to that, Whisky is often matured or finished in various wine casks such as Sherry or Port.
The little town of Tomatin lives and breathes Whisky. The entire population is less than 200, and since their founding in 1897, Tomatin Distillery has had to build special housing on site for employees who come from the surrounding countryside to work seasonally at the plant.
Is Scotch always Scottish? What do you think? Yes. The answer is yes.
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