Tobermory 23 years old (D.1996, B.2020) Douglas Laing & Co. Old Particular /46,7%/ –
The Old Particular range was introduced in September 2013 by Fred Laing, soon after he parted ways with his brother and business partner Stewart splitting the portfolio of Douglas Laing & Co. Old Particular is a counterpart to Old Malt Cask series, now part of Hunter Laing & Co. portfolio, and consists of single cask expressions of single malt and single grain whiskies sourced from all over Scotland. Tobermory 23 years old, distilled in October 1996, was aged in refill hogshead # DL 13910 and bottled at 46.7% abv of natural color and without chill-filtration in March 2020. The cask yielded 216 bottles.
Nose: very elegant, sea breeze, malted barley, almond croissants, apples, pears, cantaloupe, sultanas, vanilla, dash of lemon grass, traces of moist gravel and oak.
Palate: rich, brown sugar, vanilla, buttered toast, milk chocolate, pears, peaches, orange marmalde, hints of cinnamon and toasted oak.
Finish: long, with notes of toffee, vanilla cream, toasted bread, orange dark chocolate and oak.