Tobermory Malt Whisky
Old discontinued no age statement bottling of Tobermory Malt Whisky probably bottled early 1980’s.
Complete with original box.
Tobermory Malt Whisky Distillery Style Tasting Notes;
Nose: Light gentle peat, malty, floral with a touch of smoke.
Palate: Light to medium. Malty, fruity, honey and nuts.
Finish: Soft and honeyed.
Tobermory Malt Whisky Distillery History.
The name “Tobermory” is derived from the Gaelic “Tobar Mhoire”, which means “Well of Mary” and relates to the well and chapel of St Mary – there was a small Christian settlement in Tobermory from early times. The original name for the distillery, Ledaig (pronounce Led-chig) is also Gaelic and means “Safe Haven”.
Tobermory Distillery is one of the oldest operational Malt Scotch Whisky distilleries and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 1998
In 1797 a local merchant, John Sinclair, applied to build a distillery, this was initially refused. However permission was granted the following year for Sinclair to proceed and The Ledaig Distillery as it was known in the early years was constructed. becoming fully licensed in 1823.
In 1993 Burn Stewart, who’s other distilleries at the time included Bunnahabhain and Deanston, acquired the distillery.
Today Tobermory distillery produces two different styles of single malts. The first one is a lightly peated malt called Tobermory bottled at 10 years old 46.3% ABV. The second is an extremely peaty malt called Ledaig again starting at 10 years old at 46.3% ABV.
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