Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
10 years old
46.3 % Vol.
700 ml 700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
P030811 L5 12:41 13095
Added on
19 May 2010 10:22 pm

Average value

€ 49,18

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Whisky Reviews for Tobermory 10-year-old

79 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.32 points

  1. Slàinte Mhath scored this whisky 82 points Administrator

    Once known as 'cheapest of the cheap' among Scotch drinkers, the quality of this Cinderella malt has improved significantly over the past years. Hailing from the Isle of Mull, Tobermory 10 features a lovely marine quality. On the nose, you get light, crisp and floral notes with butterscotch, sour berries and anise sweetness lingering in the background. The taste is zesty, peppery dry and rather astringent in the development. Along with its medium-length, malty and chocolaty bitter finish, this Single Malt has a real personality that will not suit every palate.

    RATING: 3.4/5.0 stars ≙ 82 pts → ABOVE AVERAGE [-]
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      82 82

  2. normand1972 scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    I really liked Ledaig 10, it's time to compare it with a colleague on the distillery.

    Color: light gold

    Aroma: red wine, overripe plum and hint of peat, and more precisely on the smoke from a burnt pile of raw leaf. Very wet and sour oak stump, moist tobacco leaf, old leather briefcase. Herbs moist and juicy, a little marinade and cloves. Moss on the wet stones. The aroma is very humid, powerful and tight. Great!

    Taste: marinated mushrooms, raw oak, stone, tobacco and cigars, and extinguished the fire - a bouquet that is in the first sip, very colorful! Then appears the oak bitterness and sweetness of plum and vanilla. The oily and dense taste.

    Aftertaste: first tart from oak and blackthorn, then the land becomes sweeter, a little smoke and embers. Old leather and tobacco leaf. Wood later, and it, along with leather and tobacco long enough shimmer. Duration, greater than the average.

    Conclusion: A wonderful malt! Reading the reviews about it, I thought nothing special, but I really liked it, hooked. A sort of "Delmor 18 light." Magnificent and harmonious aroma, balanced taste nice rolling in the finish. I can say that 10 Tobermory quite on par with the 10 th Ledaig. It's just that each has its own merits. I just love pickles, tobacco and whisky skin, well pro peat topics I generally keep quiet. And then just by a few. Delicious very bottle was gone instantly, in fairness, Ledaig 10, also came to an end) It is a real, man, brutal whisky with character.
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  3. MM-Speyside scored this whisky 68 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      65 65
    • Taste
      73 73
    • Finish
      70 70

  4. IIIZIII scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      Bourbony, sour/sweet smell, very light, subtle, sweet vanilla. Light fruity, floral, unriped pear, apple, banana, creamy, vanilla, milky, custard. Slightly peaty, light campfire type of smoke
    • Taste
      A little sharp arrival, nutty, oaky finish. Creamy, subtle peatiness with time and water

  5. PuddingmitHaut did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Very neat malt. Delicious light-fruited maritime, I liked the palate even better than in the nose. More interesting than the new 12er, rougher, does not look so soft washed.
    • Nose
      Caramel sweetness, then bright fruits, green apple, grape, a little sour the whole thing. Slightly herbaceous towards a tea bag and a certain "saltiness".
    • Taste
      Here, too, bright fruits, herbs and a malt note are added.
      When swallowing what would probably be interpreted as "maritime".
    • Finish
      slightly tart but very pleasant finish, which stays longer than expected.

  6. Malzbrenner scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Purchased without great expectations, the Tobermnory 10 is a real "Under Dog". If you like freshness and herbal notes coupled with a restraint of the sweetness in the whisky, you will be pleasantly surprised!
    • Nose
      87 87
      Hay, green apple, floral notes, malty sweetness, beautiful mineral notes, heather honey, vine pear, vanilla
    • Taste
      87 87
      Heather, mint, herbs, pleasant sweetness, nice viscosity (oily)
    • Finish
      86 86
      Sparkling and fresh on the palate, mint, sweetness, herbs ... very pleasant with a medium long finish.

  7. Bam scored this whisky 81 points Expert Junior

    Real Strangers part, exciting, and quite complex, but for my taste too mineral.
    • Nose
      That's what I call a maritime nose, mineral, salty sea air, iodine, natural yoghurt and some smoke. Then comes a note that is close to Obstler, with apple, pear, plum and cherry. Everything is underlaid with a nice vanilla note and fresh garden herbs.
    • Taste
      Easy onset, silky mouthfeel. The mineral, slightly smoky note is back, but without the salty. I have an association of pebbles. Then come back the apples and pears with vanilla.
    • Finish
      Medium. Still very mineral. Slightly peppery oak, and the Obstler note.

  8. Whiskychap scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    A very fine nose on the Tobermory 10, but a little rough on the palate. Will ckeck out some older bottlings to see if age softens the dram.
    • Nose
      I get some sherry notes on the first wiff than vanilla and a wee hint of peat. some exotic fruit, ripe pineapple? Cooling menthol. a powerful yet young and somewhat raw nose, but never sharp or unpleasant. I like it!
    • Taste
      A lot of stuff is going on here, it`s a bit all over the place. A little raw, but sweet, powerful, a wee bit of peat, fruity. It really does not settle down this one.
    • Finish
      Medium to short finish


  9. Valérie scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80

  10. schengel10 scored this whisky 74 points Connoisseur

    A powerful, stubborn island malt; very interesting!
    [Color] straw;
    • Nose
      Citrus fruits (lemon), fresh apple compote, sweet, malty;
    • Taste
      soft onset, then strong seasoning (ginger, pepper, anise); sweet and juicy, lemons, apples, salty, slightly dry;
    • Finish
      medium length finish; long spicy salty echoes;


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