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Overall rating
86.85/100
votes
28
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Wilson & Morgan (WM)
Bottling serie
Barrel Selection - Extra Strength
Vintage
1996
Bottled
2014
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Wood Finish
Casknumber
54-199
Number of bottles
555
Strength
54.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
W&M187
Barcode
8033749402134
Added on
02 Nov 2014 5:22 pm by JSW
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 129,00

2 × in wishlist

28 × member ratings

22 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Tobermory 1996 WM

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.85 points

  1. Hvdree scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  2. hans1971 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Sample by Bram84
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. squaadgras scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. Bram84 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  5. GlenSikkes did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Note by Wilson & Morgan;

    A new release in our very appreciated series of powerful Tobermories at cask strength, to once again show how intense and unusual this overlooked distillery can be. Don’t expect a sherry monster, because the wood influence is deliberately kept restrained to avoid clashing with the quirky flavours of the malt. This bottling is a perfect example of a particularly waxy Tobermory, and we might also say that it’s noticeably smokier (more on notes of charcoal than peat) than expected, almost like a Ledaig. The usual flamboyant notes of propolis, camphor, and the leafy and robust malty style of the distillery really shine through. To be enjoyed neat for full power or, for more subtlety.

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