Press Release, April 2013: Official Distillery Release of Tomintoul Speyside Glenlivet Single Malt Bourbon Cask - Vintage 1981

Official Distillery Release of Tomintoul Speyside Glenlivet Single Malt Bourbon Cask - Vintage 1981

Tomintoul Vintage Cask - Cropped

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

This rare single cask release has been bottled in an opulent clear glass 70cl decanter style bottle, and is presented in an elegant gift box. The whisky was distilled on the 30th of October 1981 and has matured ever since in bourbon cask number 5985.

This cask was selected for the exceptional quality of the mature malt whisky therein. Bottled in February 2013 at 53.9% ABV, the whisky 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.

As for the taste profile:

Colour:

Rich gold

Nose:

Soft, mature malt, some sweetness with hints of pepper spiciness from the oak.
Suggestions of dark orange marmalade

Palate:

Round, mature, full malt with sweetness and orange marmalade

Finish:

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.

For more information contact:

Duncan Baldwin

Angus Dundee Distillers Plc
20-21Cato Street, London W1H 5JQ
Office Tel: +44 (0) 207 569 2000
Office Fax: +44 (0) 207 569 2512
Mobile/Cellular. +44 (0)7802 357049
Email: dbaldwin@angusdundee.co.uk
www.angusdundee.co.uk
www.tomintouldistillery.co.uk

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