Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas! May your day be filled with laughter and cheer (and a dram of Tomintoul of course) :) .
Finding the perfect whisky for the festive season can sometimes be a difficult task whether it's a gift for a family or friend or something to enjoy this Christmas. To help, we've put together a guide from our selection of award winning whiskies to help you to find the perfect whisky this Christmas.
Tomintoul 10 YO
The perfect introduction to our Tomintoul malt whiskies. The 10 year old is all Bourbon cask matured, giving it a creamy vanilla note. The vanilla backbone is bound with lifted citrus, heather and sweet honey notes fading into a moreish finish of honey and sweet spices.
Tomintoul 12 Year Old Portwood
A bit of a special Tomintoul, finished in port pipes. A delicious nose of Bassets fruit salads, walnuts and toasty malt lead into a palate of fruit crumble and creamy almond puree. The finish is soft, fruity and sweet luring you back for another. Try pairing this dram up with your cheeseboard this Christmas!
Tomintoul 12 Year Old Oloroso
A limited edition release of Tomintoul finished for 2 years in Oloroso sherry casks. This 12 year old is weightier than the classic Tomintoul styles with rich raisin and vanilla tones leading the nose. The palate is smooth and oaky with sweet layers of dried fruit and toffee, finishing on a smooth mellow maple and walnut note.
Tomintoul Peaty Tang
Something for the smoky whisky fan! The Peaty Tang is a cheeky little dram with the nose of an Islay and the heart of a Speyside. A full and smoky heather nose leads into a surprising palate of sweet Peat and fruity, nutty malt notes. This balance of sweet and smoky continues long on the palate. A great Whisky for someone who wants a bit more smoke from their Speyside.
Tomintoul 14 YO
A Tomintoul that’s a bit more gutsy than the others in the range. The 14 Year Old is all natural colour and non- chill filtered giving you spicier, oak tones at the fore. The nose is elegant and creamy, with notes of honey and custard. The palate is sweet and a lovely combination of vanilla, honey and sweet oak spice notes. The finish is nutty and creamy with a very moreish spice note. A great whisky for those someone who likes a bit of a bite to their whisky.
The ‘flagship’ malt of the Tomintoul core range. A very inviting nose of soft fruits, honey, vanilla and hazelnuts leads into a creamy and luxurious palate of creamy brioche and soft oak spices. The finish is creamy and sweet with a hint of vanilla oak spice. A must-have for any whisky cabinet!
Tomintoul 25 YO
The perfect drop to toast and special occasion! The 25 year old Tomintoul has a warm and inviting nose of creamy vanilla toffee and toasted almonds. The palate is smooth and rounded with creamy sweet butterscotch and sweet woody spices. The finish is a lovely marriage of soft creamy notes and sweet Christmas spices.
Pure luxury from one of our favourite vintages, the 1976 is an extra special dram for any malt lover. A rum & raisin nose is followed by a deliciously delicate palate of soft dried fruit tones, buttery vanilla and sweet spices. The dram concludes with a long, sweet and complex finish.
Tomintoul 1981 Vintage
A hand-picked single cask of exceptional quality. Individually numbered and bottled at cask strength the vintage releases are a perfect gift for whisky lovers and collectors alike. The 1981 has a full nose of dried fruit bound with sweet oak spices. The palate is rounded and complex with rich malty layers and notes of orange marmalade. The finish is long with sweet dried fruit notes and cedar spice notes dancing on the tongue.
That's our guide to gifts this Christmas, whether it's for you or a loved one. We'd like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and for details on where to buy our products, buy online or see our store locator page to find the nearest Tomintoul products.
We're proud to announce the release of our Five Decades single malt whisky representing the five decades of craftsmanship at the Distillery. To create this special whisky, we've used a selection of Casks from the last five decades chosen by our Master Distiller Robert Fleming.
The whisky’s special blend has a classic Speyside creamy scent, intermingled with hints of banana skin and peppery
mace. A creamy, barley-malt and toffee sweetness on the palate, balanced with a gentle oak spice.
The limited edition whisky is available online and in-store at selected retailers just in time for Christmas.
For details on stores who stock this product please sign up to our mailing list on the 'contact us' page.
Last week Tomintoul celebrated the launch of the limited edition 'Five Decades' single malt Scotch whisky. To celebrate this milestone and release, we invited guests to participate in our national tasting day which took place across the UK. It was a hit with guests and stores participating sampling our whisky and sharing with friends on social media.
Tomintoul was also at the BBC GFS Winter enabling guests to participate in our #TasteTomintoul day!
Tomintoul team (Brand Ambassador Iain and Laura) at the #TasteTomintoul stand ready for some dram tasting and celebrations. As a thank you to those who participated we will be giving a way a bottle of our limited edition Five Decades single malt to one one lucky participant!
A big thank you to all that participated to making it a tremendous day! To the next 50 years and beyond! #Slainte
It’s getting close to Christmas so that means the gift season has begun and BBC Good Food Show winter at the NEC this weekend will be in full swing. If you want to come along and try a few of our drams then you can book tickets via the BBC Good Food website.
To celebrate Tomintoul Distillery’s 50th Anniversary and the launch of our limited edition ‘Five Decades’ Single Malt Scotch Whisky, we will be having a Tomintoul National Tasting Day this 28th November 2016.
To participate simply go to one of the following stores (list provided below) join at the BBC Good Food Show Birmingham NEC and sample our Special Tomintoul 10 year old commemorative bottling.
Share with us your Taste Tomintoul photos with the hashtag #TasteTomintoul on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook to be in the chance of winning a bottle of our exclusive Tomintoul Five Decades Single Malt.
Taste Tomintoul : England
Independent Spirit of Bath
Cambridge Wine Merchants
Connollys Wine Merchants
Cambridge Wine Merchants, Bridge Street
Cambridge Wine Merchants, Kings Parade
Timperly, Knutsford, Chester and Alderley
Constantine Stores , Falmouth
North Coast Wines
Dartmouth Wine Company Dartmouth
D Byrne and Co
The Whisky Exchange - Vinopolis
The Wine Factor
Mill Hill Wines
International Cheese Centre Liverpool St Station
International Cheese Centre Victoria Station
Milroys of Soho
Gerry's Wines and Spirits
Cadenheads Whisky Shop
Grape and Grain
The Dram Shop
Nicholls and perks
Gordon & Macphail
Global Whisky/Robert Graham
Lockett Bros; Wine & Whisky Specialist
Robertsons of Pitlochry
Royal Mile Whiskies
Strachen of Aboyne
Single Malts Ltd
The Scotch Whisky Experience
The Whisky Trail
The Green Welly
The Wright Wine Co
Whisky Castle Ltd.
Stirling Whisky Shop
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This weekend Tomintoul Whisky was at the Whisky Fest in Holland with Glencadam and Old Ballantruan. The event, held at the iconic gothic cathedral Grote Kerk Den Haag every year invites guests - whisky enthusiasts, novices and all for a few days of whisky tasting.
Pictured above is Duncan and Laura, two lovely members of the team with Tomintoul 12 and Tomintoul16 year old.
Our whiskies on display for guests including soon to be released Five Decades Tomintoul Single Malt Scotch Whisky.
The peated corner - Tomintoul Peaty Tang with other peated malt whiskies - Old Ballantruan, Smokey Joe and Hamiltons.
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We always have a good time we're looking forward to upcoming events!
This week Tomintoul whisky was in Hungary for the annual whisky festival held by the Whiskynet.hu the show was held at the Corinthia Grand Budapest Hotel on 7th November. With an annual attraction of over 1000 guests, the event enables whiskys lovers to sample their favourite whiskies. A the show guests were able to try our following expressions; Tomintoul 10yo, Tominotul 12 year old sherry, Tominotul 16 year old, and Tomintoul Peaty Tang. Our whisky was said to be very popular amongst guests who often returned for more tasting with our Tomintoul 16 year old still being a favourite having won the award last year for best single malt whisky.
We also held a tutored masterclass in the evening for guests but was great to hear the views of enthusiastic Tomintoul fans from overseas. The whiskies shown in the masterclass were: Tomintoul 10yo, Tominotul 12 year old sherry, Tominotul 16 year old, Tomintoul Peaty Tang and the Old Ballantruan 10 year old.
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