Type: Whiskies
Country: Scotland
Region: Highland
Code: TOMA050
Time in Bourbon barrels and Virgin Oak casks brings a light sweetness to The Tomatin Legacy.

Tomatin Distillery

The origins of whisky production in Tomatin are hard to be precise about - the formal distillery which operates today was established in 1897 but there is reason to believe that whisky production, albeit illegal, has been an important part of life in the area around Tomatin since the 1400s. The name itself gives an insight into this secret past: “Tomatin” translates to “Hill of the Juniper Bush”, as juniper wood gives off no smoke while burning. It has long been a favourite of illicit distillers who must keep their practice secret. Today, a building known locally as “The Old Laird’s House” still remains on the site of the current distillery and it is believed that this is the spot where the c...
Aromas of vanilla, marshmallow, pineapple and lemon. On the palate gentle flavours of candy, pine, lemon sherbet, apples and sponge cake emerge ahead of a light, clean finish.
Best served neat

Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2015 - 94.5/100. 2018 San Francisco World Spirits Competition - Bronze Medal. Gold Medal - San Francisco World Spirits Competition, 2019.

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