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Tomatin Scotch Whisky Distillery

The Tomatin Distillery - Highland Single Malt Scotch WhiskyTomatin Scotch Whisky Distillery was built in 1897 and is located in the Speyside region of Scotland just south of Inverness and is one that is very special to Planet Whiskies. It is own by Japanese company Takara Shuzo.

The distillery is a producer and blender of Scotch whisky, boasting a strong core range of single malt whiskies along with a range of popular blends which are sold in over 30 international markets. In the past this distillery was mostly used to make other whiskies in the form of blends ( The Antiquary, The Talisman and Big ‘T’.), but during recent years the distillery has now focus on growing the Tomatin Single Malt brand in its own right.

The distillery produces the Tomatin 10 Year Old Single Malt Whisky, Tomatin 12 Year Old Single Malt Whisky and Tomatin 30 Year Old Single Malt Whisky. The contact details for this distillery are Tomatin Distillery, Tomatin, Inverness-shire, IV13 7YT and the contact telephone number is +44 (0)1808 511444.

Illicit stills are an important part of the history of whisky distilling in Scotland. Tomatin as a distilling site, illicit or otherwise, dates back to The 15th century when drovers (men who drove their cattle to market) Would stop to fill their ram’s horns at the still of the old laird’s house. This house was part of the tomatin estate and was located where the Modern day distillery stands.

Where to buy malts from Tomatin Distillery

Spirits By Post have malts available online from this distillery. These malts are below, but you can also see their full section on their website at Spirits By Post

Tomatin 1988Tomatin 1988

Distillery: Tomatin

Added to the core range in 2014, this 1988 vintage limited release whisky is sweet and fresh. The contents have been vatted from a combination of ex-Bourbon and ex-Port casks... Read more

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Tomatin LegacyTomatin Legacy

Distillery: Tomatin

When Tomatin Distillery was established in 1897, the isolated and idyllic setting of Tomatin was almost perfect. However there wasnt a local workforce; the local... Read more

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Tomatin 36 Year Old Batch 2 Highland Single Malt Scotch WhiskyTomatin 36 Year Old Batch 2 Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery: Tomatin

Gentle maturation in the cool, stable environment found high above sea level lets the subtle character of this distinctive Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky emerge... Read more

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36 Year Old Tomatin36 Year Old Tomatin

Distillery: Tomatin

Added to the range in 2015, this 36 year old whisky is smooth and creamy. The contents have been vatted from a combination of ex-Bourbon and ex-Oloroso Sherry casks... Read more

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Read more about Tomatin Distillery on Planet Whiskies

Read about Planet Whiskies tour of Tomatin Distillery

Read a Q&A's from Graham Eunson - Master Distillery at Tomatin Distillery

See the range of malts at Tomatin

The below details are taken straight from the Tomatin Press Pack

Tomatin Highland Singe Malt WhiskyProducer and blender of highland Region scotch whisky in tomatin, Located 16 miles south of Inverness.

Whisky production has been central to the way of life in this area most probably since the 15th century and certainly since 1897 when the first formal distillery on the site was established. The settlement of Tomatin was formed only as result of the wealth created by the distillery.

Eighty per cent of our employees still live on site in the distillery houses, so working at Tomatin is more than just a job for our employees; it is a way of life. This in turn is reflected in the quality of whisky produced; every bottle of whisky we make is distilled with pride.

The whisky produced at Tomatin was always sold as ‘bulk whisky’ for use in major blends. But in recent years there has been a change in strategy to grow the Tomatin brand in its own right. The range of single malts is currently sold in over 35 export markets, with additional markets being added all the time.

The company also owns a number of blends, including The Antiquary, The Talisman and Big ‘T’.

• Japanese-owned since 1986
• Sales and distribution run by J & W Hardie Ltd
• Currently exporting to over 35 international markets
• In Gaelic, Tomatin translates as ‘Hill of the Juniper bush’
• One of the last distilleries with a working cooperage
• One of the highest distilleries in Scotland at 315 metres above sea level

History of the Tomatin Distillery

  • 1897 Tomatin Distillery Established

  • 1906 Liquidation

  • 1909 Revived by the new Tomatin Distillers Co Ltd

  • 1956 Stills increase from 2 to 4

  • 1958 Stills increase from 4 to 6

  • 1961 Stills increase from 6 to 10

  • 1964 Stills increase from 10 to 11

  • 1974 Stills increase from 11 to 23 – the largest distillery in the world

  • 1984 Liquidation

  • 1986 The Tomatin Distillery Co Ltd established by Takara Shuzo Co

  • 1996 J & W Hardie Ltd becomes part of the Tomatin Group, bringing with it ‘The Antiquary’ blend

  • 2002 Stills decrease from 23 to 12 and we embark on driving the Tomatin Single Malt range

  • 2009 Tomatin undergoes a re-brand to the current branding used today

You can also view the single malts that are on offer from this distillery on this website

Distilleryt Owners website www.takarashuzo.co.jp/english/index.htm

You can also see Buy Tomatin Scottish Single Malts Whisky on Planet Whiskies

Website: www.tomatin.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Tomatin1897
Twitter: www.twitter.com/Tomatin1897

Latest Whisky News from Tomatin Distillery

Tomatin Distillery Unveils Super Premium 44 Year Old Single Malt :: 1st July, 2016

Tomatin distillery unleashes new limited edition single malt :: Vintage 1988 :: 31st May, 2016

Tomatin Distillery :: Champions League... Of Whisky :: Tomatin Distillery recognises UK businesses’ whisky achievements :: 12th September, 2015

Tomatin Distillery | New Edition Of Tomatin 36 Year Old Small Batch Tomatin Released :: 29th June, 2015

Tomatin Distillery :: A New Chapter from The Antiquary :: Premium Blended Scotch Whisky :: 11th May, 2015

Tomatin Distillery :: Going for Gold at San Francisco :: 2nd April, 2015

Tomatin First Cask Strength Release :: A marriage of full maturation Bourbon and Oloroso Sherry casks :: Read Tasting Notes :: 23rd February, 2015

Tomatin First Cask Strength Release :: A marriage of full maturation Bourbon and Oloroso Sherry casks :: 23rd February, 2015

Read about Planet Whiskies tour of Tomatin Distillery

Read a Q&A's from Graham Eunson - Master Distillery at Tomatin Distillery

Tomatin Distillery | Ryder Cup Hero Gallacher Lines Up For Tomatin Pro-Am | 17th April, 2014

Tomatin - New Product Release  -  Cù Bòcan Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky  - Limited Edition Cask Strength 1989 - 9th April, 2014

Tomatin Distillery Reduces Its Carbon Emissions By Over 80% - 11th November, 2013

Tomatin Distillery | New Product Launch - Cù Bòcan | 4th September, 2013

Tomatin Wins Gold At The 2013 International Wine & Spirit Competition - 25th July, 2013

Tomatin Distillery Earns 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence - 22nd May 2013

Tomatin Distillery Wins at World Whiskies Awards - 4th April, 2013

Whisky News - Tomatin Distillery New Product Release - 21st March, 2013

Tomatin Celebrates Best Drink Accolade - 23rd October, 2012

Tomatin Distillery £150,000 upgrade to our Visitor Centre - 27th June, 2012

New Product Launch - Tomatin Distillery - Limited Edition Fifteen Year Old - 13th June, 2012

Tomatin Distillery - Whisky ambassador receives two industry honours - 4th April, 2012

Whisky News - Tomatin Performs Extraordinarily Well in New York - 16th March, 2012

Tomatin Celebrates Master Distillers 50th Year - 23rd June, 2011

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