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Overall rating
84.42/100
votes
21
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Small Batch
Vintage
2006
Bottled
01.03.2018
Stated Age
11 years old
Casktype
3 Bourbon Barrels
Number of bottles
666
Strength
55.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
18 May 2018 11:08 pm by Ras Mazunga
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 63,25

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Whisky Reviews for Tomintoul 2006 CA

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.42 points

  1. hs305 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    [December, 2018] This is another dram out of this year's advent calendar from Cadenhead - which is a good overview of their 2018 releases and I always appreciate the opportunity to do such a samples tasting around christmas time.

    This is an young Traditional Scotch malt that developed a quite impressive profile already with an adorable chocolatey note. Let it breathe for about 10-15 minutes - this is essential to unlock the full potential of this young beauty. I really enjoyed this sample and given its attractive price of around 55 Euro I will buy a bottle, most probably...
    • Nose
      85 85
      The colour is white wine and the nose offers a fresh profile of spring floral aromas with barley sugars and some shy woods. It is subtle and simple but actually "not too bad". Give it some time to breathe and it will release fine additional oily, beeswaxy and mineral aromas in a balanced mix - adding significant depth and complexity this way.
    • Taste
      87 87
      The taste is a nice surprise because it impresses with much more mature flavours and a richness that is not common to such young malts. There are fruits, sugars, honeys, oils, spices and an adorable milk chocolatey note in an appropriate wooden framework without any flaw. All is pretty balanced and very quaffable. Water turns both the nose and taste smoother and (even) more chocolatey with some liquorice flavours - I like this dram both neat and reduced to about 46% abv.
    • Finish
      87 87
      The initial mouthfeel is warming and nicely coating without distracting feelings. The finish is of medium length and adds more of the fine chocolatey and spicy flavours to the taste what I like very much. No bitter nor drying moment at all, this is an excellent young Traditional Scotch.

  2. toklian scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    N20 P20 F20 B20

  3. Rien scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

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