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Tomintoul 15-year-old DMor

Overall rating
85.06/100
votes
20
Whiskybase ID
WB166995
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Dràm Mòr (DMor)
Bottled
01.09.2020
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Sauternes Wine Cask Finish
Casknumber
32
Number of bottles
317
Strength
56.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
CBSC6
Added on
07 Oct 2020 9:49 pm by RoyC
Cask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 122.93

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Whisky Reviews for Tomintoul 15-year-old DMor

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.06 points

  1. bvrsky scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  2. Oldpultnie scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

  3. praisethepasta did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This is a beautifully subtle, delicate dram. Perhaps not for everyone, but take a step back and instead of actively searching for what’s there, just let it happen as it will open up nicely.
    • Nose
      spirit, lemon/citrus note with an almost subdued orange zest and cereal, leaning towards jaffa cakes. It was so subtle and closed I added a drop of water, which brought out a fresh sour note, with again orange and lemon peel, clean and fresh, like what you would call a bit of a ‘spring’ note.
    • Taste
      creamy mouthfeel, slightly solvent (something I often pick up in Tomintoul) and all still very much closed and subdued. The water opened things up: the mouthfeel turns really oily now and the wine cask reveals its impact along with a slight herbal note.
    • Finish
      dry, medium long, herbal, a faint grassy note with the white grapes in the back.

  4. thijs100 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      It's light and citric, with notes of Greek yoghurt and lemon zest catching my attention. A whisper of cookie dough too, as well as honey and a touch of star anise. Finally some lovely sweet stone fruits. Gentle and enticing.
    • Taste
      A creamy mouthfeel and rather spicy at first (white pepper mainly). Also somewhat herbal, but quickly followed by soft red fruits as well as a touch of vibrant lemon zest and Port stewed pears. Finally a whiff of honey.
    • Finish
      Lingering spices and a touch dry. More of the above.

  5. Banzai scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  6. InbhirNis scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    Sampled tonight at the Good Spirits Co. virtual tasting.

    This one was a pleasant surprise, very spirit-driven.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Unusual, quite new-makey, but pleasantly so.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Slightly feinty, fizzy, sweet high notes, sense of quality icing.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Quite long, sweet again, chalky at the death.

  7. Dominic did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Thanks for the delicious sample Jürgen :-)
    • Nose
      Fruittella, putty, blood orange, Pink Lady apple, gooseberry, Medlar.
    • Taste
      Butter croissant, dates, figs, nut bread with raisins, Christmas cake.
    • Finish
      Long delicious finish!

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