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Tomintoul 43 yo 1969/2012 Liquid Sun

by Oliver Klimek on April 7, 2013

Refill hogshead – 47.6%

My Tasting Notes:

Colour: Dark amber
Nose: After a short while a delightful mix of tropical fruit emerges from the wooden dephths, along with almonds and mild spices.
Palate: Papaya, mango, pineapple, vanilla, toasted nuts, hints of camphor, later a lot of wood tannins join in.
Finish: Long, fruity and dry.
Overall: The fruity flavours of this old malt are wonderful but the wood has already left a noticeable footprint.

Rating: 87/100 – Price Tag $$$$$ – Value for your Money $$$$$

Scored blind for the Malt Maniacs Awards 2012 where it won a bronze medal, re-tasted for notes

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