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1 full bourbon barrel of tullibardine 2005 - cask 186 - held in bond

Lot ID: 1118/102

One cask of tullibardine single malt scotch whisky. distilled 2005. originally filled on 26/05/2005 into a bourbon barrel with 200 bulk litres. this cask was regauged on 11/09/2018. the regauged litres were found to be approximately 148.2 bulk litres at a strength of 57.7%. this would currently yield approximately 211 x 70cl bottles of whisky currently at 13 years old distillery: tullibardine distilled: 2005 age: 13 years old cask no: 186 cask type: bourbon barrel original filled: litres of alcohol 124.6 @ 63.5% original bulk litres 200 @ 63.5% new re-gauged: 11/09/2018 - 85.9 litres of alcohol new re-gauged: 148.2 bulk litres current cask strength: 57.7% approximately 211 x 70cl bottles this cask is held at tullibardine scotland. annual storage must be arranged direct 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: tullibardine cask #186 colour: oaked white wine. nose: potted plants in a greenhouse. lots of greenery, cut grass, cactus, green banana, peppery salad leaves and some rather oily, fatty green fruit notes as well. lime cordial, gomme syrup, various fruit liqueurs and a fascinating note of mustardy vinagrette. quite unusual, but big, oily and very inviting with this rather opulent fruitiness. unlike many other tullibardines. continues with notes of gauze, oily rag, marzipan and sweetened herbal extracts.  palate: big, fatty, spicy, sooty, herbal and rich. there's a rather impressive oiliness and aspects of crisp maltiness, lean bacon fat, turmeric, salted flat breads, muesli, sweet oatmeal and wood glue. quite unlike most other malt whiskies of similar age. in time it goes towards cod live oil, white flowers and soft waxes. there's also a fermenting, yeasty quality about it - hints of sourdough, fizzy lemon and ink.  finish: rather long and mouth coating. it's a big, textural, fatty style of distillate. leaves behind notes of mixed dried herbs, wood spice, glue and strong, earthy teas.  comments: a fascinating cask. unlike most other contemporary tullibardines. this one shows real individuality, great texture and a beguiling fruitiness. could easily be bottled now or left to age for at least another decade quite comfortably. a very fun style of whisky that should make for a great conversation stoker.     

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