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Tomatin 25-year-old

Overall rating
87.29/100
votes
87
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2009
Stated Age
25 years old
Casktype
North American Oak
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
New Label
Added on
03 May 2010 9:19 pm
Colored

Average value

€ 179,99

10 × in wishlist

87 × member ratings

102 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Tomatin 25-year-old

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.29 points

  1. didi1893 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    I like the fruity nose of Tomatin best. The taste of the tomato is too spicy, I miss the fruit flavors of the nose. In the finish, the spicy wood dominates. An interesting malt.
    • Nose
      Subtle oak notes mix with fine malty sweetness. A hint of vanilla and a hint of fruit emerge behind the fine woody note. The fruit flavors are becoming more intense. Orange flavors are suppressed by intense banana.
    • Taste
      Spicy wood leaps out of the glass. The seasoning is becoming more intense and sharper. A pinch of salt and pepper give off a heavy mouthfeel. Bitter woody aromas are created in the finish.
    • Finish
      Slowly the sharpness stops. Spicy, slightly bitter woody aromas dominate the long and warm finish. Very slowly, the finish sounds. A bitter nut aroma arises.

  2. markkerr02 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    http://smad.se/provningar/Provning%2093%20Tomatin.html Trial 093: Tomatin with Douglas Campbel and Graham Nicolsson - 090923
    The whisky tested: Glass 1 Antiquary 21Y 43%; 729 kr 12 points
    Glass 2 Tomatin 18Y 46%; 639 kr 77 points
    Glass 3 Tomatin 25Y 43%; 1119 kr 78 points
    Glass 4 Tomatin 40Y 42.9%; 3599 kr 112 points
    Glass 5 Tomatin Single Cask 1976 47.2%; 2199 kr 134 points
    Glass 6 Tomatin 30Y 49.3%; 1899 kr 77 points
    Testimonials Per Eriksson Tomatin 25Y, 43%
    Scent: Fruit, berries, floral, leather, vanilla, orange
    Taste: Fruit, berries, complex, floral, chocolate, leather, vanilla, oak, pepper
    Aftertaste: Vanilla, oak, tanines, very long
    Score: 93 Testimonials Bernt Sjödin Tomatin 25Y, 43%; 100% bourbon barrel
    Color: Gold-colored
    Scent: Cereals, peppers, vanilla
    Taste: Fatty, spicy, vanilla
    Aftertaste: Medium with orange tones, dry, slightly chocolate
    Rating: A good whisky; Affordable?
    Score: 89

  3. Whisky_Wolf scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  4. Murmelkasten scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86

  5. Ikkakumon scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Excellent !
    • Nose
      Subtil et agréable, fruits (surtout de la pomme, mais aussi de la banane, des abricots, des oranges, des poires), vanille, céréales, quelques épices douces.
    • Taste
      Pommes caramélisées, céréales, touches boisées, miel, fruits secs.
    • Finish
      Longue, sur le chêne et le poivre

  6. markjedi1 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur



    The bottle, costing
    around 105 EUR, will not be available for long, since it has been replaced with
    the new 30 Year old.
    • Nose
      The nose is
      wonderfully fruity, almost exotic without the almost. Pineapple in the lead,
      yellow apples, white pears, orange zest, hints of nuts and banana. After a few
      minutes a hint of smoke and infusion of lime tea. Splash of resin. Hint of wine gums. Soft, but not a softy, if you get my meaning.
    • Taste


      Nice attack with mild
      spices, on fruit, honey and mint with a distinct bitter, but not oaky, touch of
      the wood. Again that exotic side on the palate, primarily kiwi. Midpalate, it
      does turn somewhat dry on nuts. Liquorice.
      Tea again, that has infused a tad too long. Good stuff.
    • Finish


      The finish lingers on
      fruit, with some oak and yellow apples as high notes.

  7. Master Quill scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    From Tomatin.com:

    The 25 year old Tomatin is a rich, full whisky with a predominantly malty fragrance. On the palate, the spirit is quite dry, with an aromatic aftertaste - which leads one to naturally address it again.

    Aroma - The nose has a wondrous combination of ripe pears and orange zest over the resins of pine of cedar.

    Palate - The taste is honey sweet for an instant; thereafter, dry, nutty and savoury, though the sweetness hovers on the edge of your consciousness well into the long dry aftertaste.

    Finish - There is that oily richness again, and the memory of the dram is chewy and very long lasting.

    Casks - Matured in refill American Oak casks

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