Tobermory & Maiden Yoyage Scalasaig / Island Hopper 2 x 70cl
A blend of coastal and island single malts, finished in first fill sherry casks and bottled by the independent bottler, Scalasaig.
One of 3,000 bottles.
When the Isle of Mull's Tobermory distillery opened way back in 1798, it was originally known as Ledaig. It was dormant for the majority of the 20th century, shut down by DCL in 1930, and when it re-opened in 1972, it did so as again as Ledaig distillery. Its revival was only brief however, closing down in 1975. When the distillery was again re-opened in 1979, it was now known as Tobermory. Its production in former years had generally been peated whisky like this, and the single malt was still bottled under the brand name of Ledaig. The newly revived company began producing non-peated as well, for the provision of a blended malt which they marketed under the Tobermory name. Burn Stewart discontinued the blend when they took over in 1993, opting to continue the production of both styles as two distinct single malt brands. The un-peated single malt took over the Tobermory name, while the traditional peated style fittingly retained the historic Ledaig name.
Distilled in 2013, this was finished for 18 months in Oloroso sherry hogsheads, previously used in Scalasaig Blended Malt. Bottled in 2021 by independet bottler, the Scalasaig.
One of 1,490 bottles.
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