Tomintoul Whisky Distillery
Located near the village of Tomintoul, the highest village in the Highlands of Scotland, Tomintoul distillery has a whisky making tardition of over four generations.
Fax :01807 590342
Owning Company :The Whyte & Mackay Group PLC
Production Status :Operational
Source :The Ballantruan Spring
Age when bottled :8, 12 yrs
No. of Wash Stills :2
No. of Spirit Stills :2
Cask Woods :American white oak, oloroso sherry butts
Export Bottlings :43%
Tasting Notes :12 yr, 43%
Nose :Light and delicate.
Taste :Light body with good character.
Comments :A good introduction to malt.
Description :Tomintoul (pronounced 'Tom-in-towel') Distillery was founded in 1964-5, and was built by Tomintoul Distillery Ltd, but in 1990 was sold to American Brands Inc. There are four stills and the distillery uses water from the Ballantruan Spring. Tomintoul produces light, smooth and slightly sweetish malt whisky. The distillery can be visited, but by appointment only.
Directions :On B9136, 3.5 miles N of Tomintoul, Moray.
Opening Hours :By appt only. Group bookings limited to 10.