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Tamdhu Unveils Its Cigar Malt III Single Malt

Tamdhu Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky has released the latest edition in its Cigar Malt collection.

Cigar Malt III is a 53.8% ABV, non-chill filtered single malt that’s said to be “meticulously matured to pair perfectly with a hand-rolled cigar.”

Tamdhu Cigar Malt III undergoes a special maturation journey, developing its natural colour and flavor exclusively within first fill European oak Oloroso sherry casks. Each cask has been described as being “carefully curated, ensuring the wood has a strikingly robust character, capable of matching the opulence of a premium cigar.”

Tamdhu Cigar Malt III
Tamdhu Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky has released the latest edition in its Cigar Malt collection. (image via Tamdhu)

“Following the resounding success of Cigar Malt II, we take immense pleasure in introducing the latest expression in this distinguished series: Cigar Malt III,” said Sandy McIntyre, Tamdhu Distillery Manager, in a prepared statement. “Reflecting the timeless pairing of cigars and single malts, this exceptional release showcases an especially bold flavour profile that harmonises beautifully with the finest of cigars.

“Cigar Malt III is testament to Tamdhu’s unwavering commitment to full-term sherry cask maturation, boasting an unparalleled depth and character.”

Cigar Malt III is available for purchase at specialist retailers globally and directly from at £225.

Official tasting notes are as follows:

  • Nose: Gingerbread dipped in honey, with unmistakable sherry oak.
  • Palate: Panna cotta with sherry-dipped raisins and malt biscuits.
  • Finish: A hint of apricot jam, ending with rich praline.

Nino Kilgore-Marchetti

Nino Kilgore-Marchetti is the former founder of The Whiskey Wash, an award-winning whiskey lifestyle website dedicated to informing and entertaining consumers about whisk(e)y globally. As a whisk(e)y journalist, expert, and judge, he has written extensively about the subject, been interviewed in various media outlets, and provided tasting input on many whiskeys at competitions.

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