Tomatin Cù Bòcan (Bourbon/Oloroso/Virgin Oak), 46%
Tomatin Cù Bòcan Single Malt
Stories of the elusive ghost hound dubbed Cù Bòcan (black hound in Scottish-Gaelic), from where Tomatin Cù Bòcan Single Malt takes its name, can still be found in the countryside surrounding the Scottish town of Tomatin. Its namesake is a bottle of lightly balanced and peated whisky with a herbal taste of spices and fresh oak shavings. This dram comes highly recommended for lovers- or even skeptics of the typically peated experience. With this whisky their slogan, “The softer side of the Highlands” is on full display.
The taste of Tomatin Cù Bòcan Single Malt, 46%:
Smell: Citrus and freshly cut grass
Taste: Mild peat with oranges and notes of flowers and oak
Finish: Lightly spiced with a dry aftertouch
The Village, the Myth, the Legend
Tomatin is a village located in the Scottish Highlands. In addition to the award-winning distillery, it is also the home of a local folklore legend. Read about it here, if you dare.