- Single Malt
- Distillery Bottling
- Bottling serie
- Limited Release
- Stated Age
- 36 years old
- Number of bottles
- 44.0 % Vol.
- 700 ml
- Added on
- 26 Dec 2010 11:56 am
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Whisky Reviews for Tomatin 1973
4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.81 points
Cask #25602 was a refill American oak cask, and gave this single malt a complex and rich nose with notes of cinnamon, baked apples, toasted bread, and oak. The taste is spicy with touches of dry white wine, licorice, a lime tartness, and a good mouthfeel. The finish is tart and lingering with a citrusy note of fresh Key Lime pie.
- The Inverness-shire distillery of Tomatin has recently released a brace of
single cask bottlings, selected by long-serving Master Distiller Douglas
Campbell. The 1973 expression has been matured in a refill Bourbon cask, and
just 184 bottles of this 36-year-old whisky are available. Zesty on the nose,
with lemonade, vanilla, cream, malt and increasingly caramel notes, plus a hint
of coconut oil. The addition of water teases out more citrus fruits. Fresh
fruit, honey, more coconut and spicy oak on the palate. Drying steadily in a
- From Tomatin.com:
Refill American Oak Cask - over 36 years age.
Bottled at 44% abv and non-chill filtered .
Date distilled - 13 September 1973.
Matured in - Refill American Oak Cask.
Date bottled - 10 August 2010.
Aroma - A veritable fruit salad. Pear drops, wild cherries, cranberries, malt, vanilla and beeswax.
Taste - Light, soft , subtle, fruity flavours coat the middle of the tongue. These are followed by delicate hints of lemon curd, coconut flakes and a heather honey sweetness that linger on and on.
Finish - Smooth , sensual and creamy.
A very limited run of 184 bottles were produced.