- Whiskybase ID
- Single Malt
- Claxton's (Cl)
- Bottling serie
- The Single Cask
- Stated Age
- 11 years old
- Sherry Butt & Oloroso Octave Finish
- Number of bottles
- 54.8 % Vol.
- 700 ml
- Bottled for
- The Old Pipe Exclusive
- Added on
- 26 Nov 2019 7:32 pm by McBox jr
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Whisky Reviews for Tobermory 2008 Cl
10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.78 points
- Earthy flavors but also the well-known oloroso characteristics: dark chocolate, strong espresso, red fruit, sherry sweetness. In the aftertaste a light acidity which contrasts nicely with the sweetness of the sherry.
- A very beautiful Tobermory on Olorosovat
Clearly maturing on olorosovat. Sweet, dark fruit and red fruits, grass blades.
The alcohol is present, strong boy, again sweet and red fruits
Medium to long finish, Fruitella candies
- Poured this one in the glass straight after the disappointing 20yo 1995 from CL. Immediately this gives a better impression. Do not add water, it turns more into a glenSherry kind of whisky.
A great ‘dirty’ nose dipped into the (oloroso) sherry. Tobermory is still very alive after an intens maturation on a butt and an agressive finish on a small octave. A very lively nose giving the earthy side of tobermory with lots of fresh red fruits, raisins and spices. Water releases creaminess and oak influences, but it also presses the earthiness to the background.
Rounded, creamy, sweet and a wee sour. On the palate it is all about sherry. Loads of red fruit dominate here and I don’t recognize a lot of Tobermory on the palate. There is a peppery nite at the end.
Finish is long due to the high level of sherry influences. Luckily there is a little more Tobermory in the finish again. There are hints of dirt/mud and walnuts.
It’s a pleasant not to complex sipper. Nose and finish keep the balance just on the right side of what else would have been called a GlenSherry in my book (As long as you don’t add water).
- Quite a good whisky. There have been quite some variations of this style of Tobermory around these days. This one is a tad expensive though I like it.
Full on sherry nose, load of sweet/sour/red fruit candy. Little bit of straw in the background. I like this style. The sherry is absolutely clearly there, but doesn't kick away all of the spirit.
With water: much more relaxed. Some caramel and vanilla show up.
A little aggressive. This one can use some water. But in general a lot of sweetness from the sherry cask a load of red fruits.
With water: Tamed this one with 6ml water on a 30ml pour. Much more fruity and sweeter. Although after a while a little sour hint pops up.
Medium-long length. There is again a lot of the red fruitella sweets and a bit of sawdust. Fades away sweet and a hint of straw.
With water: not much of a difference.