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The Story of  Tullibardine

The history of Tullibardine as a location for brewing and distilling is one of the oldest in Scotland, dating back to the 15th Century. The story begins in 1488, when a young King James, IV of Scotland, stopped by before his coronation to purchase beer from the local brewery. This brewery was known for producing fine beer as a result of the local water source. By 1503, the King had granted them a Royal Charter

It was in 1947 that William Delmé-Evans began converting this original brewery into the Tullibardine Distillery. Upon testing the water from the nearby springs, Delmé-Evans knew he had found the perfect location for distilling whisky.

Once the whisky has been distilled, maturation takes place in first fill ex bourbon casks to create Tullibardine Sovereign.

With the addition of o bottling plant, Tullibardine is now one of the few distilleries in Scotland to distill, mature and bottle all on site, giving complete control over the process. Only first fill casks to impart maximum flavour and colour.


First fill 225 litre Chateau Suduiraut Sauternes Casks are re-casked with Tullibardine Sovereign for further maturation. This is important as during the whisky making process, up to 70% of the flavour and colour will come from the wood

Taste with water

This golden Tullibardine has hints of citrusy lime on the nose and hints of vanilla and oatmeal. On the palate, there is a touch of tropical pineapple and zingy orange zest. The225 finishes with a creamy edge.

NOSE: Citrus peel and allspice. Creamy vanilla golden syrup, cocoa butter and black peppercorns

PALATE: Notes of spiced candied orange and Seville marmalade. Dried pineapple and white chocolate.

BODY: Medium

FINISH: Medium finish with lingering sweet spices

STYLE: A fruity whisky with an influence from a desert wine cask

Country: Scotland

Region: Highlands - Blackford - Perthshire

Producer: The Tullibardine Distilling Company

Range: The Cask Finish Range

Bottling: Distillery Bottling

Style: Single Malt Whisky

Water Source: The Danny Burn

Owner: Picard Vins & Spiritueux S.A.

Status: Operational

Age: No age statement

Cask Type: American White Oak
Cask Type:First Fill ex Bourbon Casks
Cask Type: and 225 litres Barriques
Cask Type:from Chateau Suduiraut,
Cask Type: a Premier Cru Classe.

Colour: Golden

Flavour Profile: Floral

Allergens: Not known

Bottle size: 70cl     abv:   43.0% abv

The Tullibardine 225 Cask
Sauternes Finish
Cellars: £43.50