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1 full first fill butt of tobermory 1994 - cask 5015 - held in bond

Lot ID: 0818/205

One cask of tobermory single malt scotch whisky distilled 1994. originally filled on 20/06/1994 into a first fill butt with 497 bulk litres. this cask was regauged on 02/07/2018. the new regauged litres were found to be approximately 323 bulk litres at a strength of 49.7%. this would currently yield approximately 461 x 70cl bottles of whisky currently at 24 years old distillery: tobermory distilled: 1994 age: 24 years old cask no: 5015 cask type: first fill butt original filled: litres of alcohol 316.30 @ 63.4% original bulk litres 497 @ 63.4% new re-gauged: 02/07/2018 - 161.30 litres of alcohol new re-gauged 323 bulk litres current cask strength: 49.7% currently yielding approximately 461 x 70cl bottles this cask is held at deanston distillery scotland. annual storage fees currently stand at £2.10 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 #5015 colour: gold nose: a good and pleasingly textured sweetness. notes of lemon cake, poppy seed, some beach sand and sandalwood. fresh, clean and elegantly coastal. develops further tertiary notes of bread, sourdough, fabric softeners and lemon barley water. the underlying maltier tones get more pronounced with time.  palate: many toasted cereal notes, butterscotch, cream soda and hints of grass and olive oil. again it’s quite clean and with a kind of porridge-like stodgy texture. some brittle, concrete and chalky notes along with some soot and mustard seed. surprisingly powerful and still possessing some hints of sea air and beach minerals. finish: medium-long. some wood ash, butter, more taught minerality and a few white floral aspects. good.  comments: an excellent mid-aged tobermory. good sweetness and texture. lacking some of the more ‘unlikely’ characteristics this distillery could be prone to in this era. the cask has had a clear voice with these sweeter aspects, although i expect this could easily improve further over another five years of maturation. 

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