Light caramel rests in the glass, from a distance sweet vanilla and malty cereal notes are perceptible. Caramel and toffee come into their own, spritzig, apricots and mirabelle plumage are added. Creamy peach appears creamy, although unfortunately I do not get this sprightly, slightly sticky note out of my nose ... After a while, only vanilla, toffee, fresh sweetness and slightly malty cereals dominate. Meadow herbs and spicy oak tones are minimal, the nose noticeably gains in dynamics and complexity over time. Mandarins rose, with sweet sugar added.
Mellow and creamy the Tomintoul flows over the tongue. Decent harsh wood tones and minimally roasted cereal grains stick to the palate, a little reminds me the mouth feeling of freshly cut wood and a few drops of wood stain. A slightly smoky note dissolves from malted grain, dark caramel and dried yellow fruits exude in combination with spicy wood tones a harsh aroma. I imagine tasting some bittersweet chocolate, as well as minimal cold espresso ...
The spicy aromas on the palate are creamy-mild, yet voluminous and sombre, with slightly smoky notes of toasted cereals and tart wood tones. Creamy remnants of malt candy or breast cells float in the saliva, the aftertaste fades relatively quickly.