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Tobermory 15 Year Old

Thick and chewy

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@MaltActivistReview by @MaltActivist

26th May 2012


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The first thing about this single malt from Mull is it's absolutely gorgeous wooden packaging. The beauty of the presentation alone is worth acquiring this gem.

The nose is a big white dish of dark purple fruits stewed in the oven and then removed. There's blueberries, blackberries and thick chunks of plum. The fruits are then piled on to a rich, chewy fruit cake with layers and layers of fudge. Finally a light drizzle of spices, a hint of oak and a touch of something floral.

The delivery is a bold smearing of burnt marmalade on toast in tandem with juicy dark berries. Suddenly massive spices explode with a showering of chocolate chips and wood shavings. Adding a drop of water makes the palate a bit dry and definitely more oaky.

This is a fantastic dram with a lot of complex flavors. And funnily enough I love it because of it's massive spices.

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TommieJones commented

I had this Tobermory 15 at Oran Mor, Glasgow, while on holiday and I loved it! Absolutely complex enough and spicy indeed.

9 years ago 0

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