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1 full first fill hogshead of tobermory 1994 - cask 39 - held in bond

Lot ID: 0818/204

One cask of tobermory single malt scotch whisky distilled 1994. originally filled on 14/12/1994 into a first fill hogshead with 247 bulk litres. this cask was regauged on 02/07/2018. the new regauged litres were found to be approximately 171 bulk litres at a strength of 56.0%. this would currently yield approximately 244 x 70cl bottles of whisky currently at 24 years old distillery: tobermory distilled: 1994 age: 24 years old cask no: 39 cask type: first fill hogshead. original filled: litres of alcohol 158.30 @ 63.4% original bulk litres 247 @ 63.4% new re-gauged: 02/07/2018 - 96.10 litres of alcohol new re-gauged 171 bulk litres current cask strength: 56.0% currently yielding approximately 244 x 70cl bottles this cask is held at deanston distillery scotland. annual storage fees currently stand at £1.05 per week and must be arranged directly with the warehouse after the sale. contact details will be given by the current cask owner. ownership of this cask is auctioned here in bond. the buyer will have ownership transferred to them once payment is processed post sale. any costs relating to removal from bond / bottling will be the responsibility of the new cask owner. once payment for this lot is received from the buyer, the money will be held by whisky online ltd and only transferred to the seller once the buyer is in full legal receipt of the cask to ensure buyer's transaction is fully protected, (payment is strictly by money transfer). non uk based owners/buyers must appoint a duty representative to act on his/her behalf for transfer of ownership. customs & excise refer to the owners as the representative’s.. please be aware of this regulation before bidding. we can assist you in getting a uk representative if required. whisky online auctions tasting notes: tobermory cask #39 colour: pale gold nose: a more straightforward, lemony and briny example. lots of soot, yeasty notes, chalk, limestone, minerals and sea air. impressively fragrant and floral, with more of these notes of linen, bath salts and fabric softener. background hints of lemon peel, gravel and menthol cigarettes. quite a lot of cereal qualities as well. palate: very taught, chiselled and pure in style. brittle minerality, toasted cereals and seeds, some brake fluid, light medicines and more chalky notes. a more typical, perhaps ‘classical tobermory’ example but in a good way. perhaps more idiosyncratic and characterful than cask 5015. more lemony and yeasty notes. lots of hay and grasses as well.  finish: long, ashy, mineral, brittle, flinty and slightly saline. a slightly chemical aspect as well but in a good, characterful way.  comments: the cask here is quieter and the distillate louder. it should comfortably mature well for a further 5-10 years. it still retains a lovely freshness and fragrant quality. a very interesting and rather good example of tobermory. 

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