Tomatin 1971 (45.8% ABV) has been matured in hand selected Spanish Oloroso sherry casks for 44 years.
This latest release from the multi-award winning Highland distillery, is described as having aromas of almond, plum, ginger cake and marzipan merged with warm flavours of caramel, dark chocolate, coffee and winter fruits.
Limited to just 252 bottles, Tomatin 1971 comes encased in a crystal decanter decorated with solid copper along with two crystal tumblers, inside an impressively ornate box comprising of varnished wood laminate, plexiglass and rose gold metal to reflect its exclusivity.
Commenting on the launch, Stephen Bremner, Sales Manager at Tomatin, said: "We are thrilled to launch our 1971 single malt today, the first rare and limited expression in our Warehouse 6 Collection. We have spent decades perfecting this delicate spirit that reflects our dedication to producing whisky of exceptional quality. The single malt evokes the soft house character of Tomatin with an intricate medley of rich tones and flavours which are truly unique."
Established in 1897, The Tomatin Distillery which is owned by Japanese company Takara Shuzo, produces Tomatin single malt Scotch whisky and Cù Bòcan Highland single malt Scotch whisky.
Tomatin 1971, will be available later this month from specialist retailers for a RRP of £2.500.
Posted by Steve Rush