Product Information

Lot No: 0818/205
Distillery: Tobermory Distillery
Country: Scotland
Vintage: 1994
Age: 24
Cask Number: 5015
Bottles Produced: 461
Strength: 49.7%
Region: Island
Cask Type: First Fill Butt
Status: In Bond

1 Full First Fill Butt Of Tobermory 1994 - Cask 5015 - Held In Bond

Cross Reference To Delivery Table: 2.00

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.

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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. 

Although a condition report is normally included in the lot description, we would recommend viewing/close inspection prior to placing any bids.

If this is not an option and you have questions beyond the offered description and images, please use the link "ask a question" to make specific enquiries or to receive a more in-depth condition report. Otherwise lots will be sold as seen and described.

Please note: due to the various ages of bottles and their seals, condition of liquid is at the buyer's discretion and no claim can be lodged against failure/leakage in transit.

This auction ended on
5th of September 2018 08:15:00 PM

Winning Bid: £ 25,600.00

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