Tomintoul 12-year-old Oloroso

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
12 years old
Oloroso Sherry Finish
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml 750 ml
Added on
24 May 2008 12:41 pm

Average value

€ 43.96

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Whisky Reviews for Tomintoul 12-year-old Oloroso

43 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.56 points

  1. Gloin scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    The smell is full of flavors, complex, but a bit too soft. There is a certain bitter counterpoint missing. In the mouth then show slightly tart notes, which does the whisky well. Def Depart is a bit simple, it lacks the fruit notes, but he knows how to please.
    Overall, I like the whisky better than the description might suggest. You can drink it well.
    • Nose
      Soft, fruity, a mixture of light fruits, ripe pears and cherries, behind it caramel, sourdough, a hint of mint
    • Taste
      The body is also soft, but the start stronger than expected, again a little cherry, a little sherry, sweet, but also a bit dry, a little oak, some chocolate.
    • Finish
      Amazing oak on the finish with a little bit of bitterness, the memory of beer, bittersweet.

  2. wbarchive_380086 scored this whisky 76 points Member Junior

    Color: warm golden.
    ABV: 40%.

    Nose: Oak, meadow flowers, sherry. [n18]

    Taste: Body of medium density, strongly oily.
    Spirituoznost, meadow flowers, spices, sherry, raisins. [t20]

    Finish: medium length, not rich. Bread, flowers, spirituousness, cereals. [f18]

    Balance: A good whisky with a spirituous-floral aroma and taste. When opening the sleeve in the nose immediately beats spiritness, which either mixes and balances with meadow flowers and sherry. An interesting feature is that with a strong inspiration of the aroma of the drink, the spiritness goes away, but when you take a sip along with the inhalation, it feels quite strong, but not "faintly", but noble. On the aftertaste for a very long time there is either a fresh crust of black bread, or cereals. A year's drink to try, but I will not take a bottle. [b20]

    Score n + t + f + b: 76

  3. schero scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Fast drinking whisky! He is really good. But he can and should be quickly broken and swallowed quickly. Prolonged examination reveals the lack of depth.
    • Nose
      Juicy oranges, vanilla, creme brulee, cloves, almonds, spicy oak, gradually citrus notes, licorice, cinnamon
    • Taste
      Soft, mild, again orange, slightly bitter oak, vanilla
    • Finish
      Bitter oak, then it gets a bit more orange, then it's gone

  4. StephanB scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      80 80

  5. Allandale scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    Warm and easy.
    • Nose
      Complex aromas. Vanilla cream, almonds, raisins, and a heady scent of Sherry Bodega.
    • Taste
      Smoot, oaky fruit balance dovetailing with a structured layer of sherry.
    • Finish
      Beguillingly soothing and mellow.

  6. markfeit scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    sweet fruit at first on the palate, then sour. A very light, watery finish. Very short.

  7. Макс scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

  8. BSWproject27 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      79 79
      Sweet honey notes, sherry and oak
    • Taste
      82 82
      Sherry, malt, honey and hints of pistachio
    • Finish
      82 82
      Not very long but smooth or "gentle" with lots of lingering caramel and honey.

  9. DenisLeonov scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Balance sheet (20) 80 ... not mine
    • Nose
      Fruits and cardboard, strawberries and mango. Nuts and vanilla, apple. (21)
    • Taste
      Sweet (a long time I did not drink a 40-degree whisky) spices were carried by ... in kilometers so three hundred:) (19)
    • Finish
      Finish vanilla-apple. Spot ... straight slightly ... pepper and pharyngosept (20)

  10. SMC-HH scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Nose: In spite of only 40% slightly spicy, reminiscent of Obstler Initial key: Very sweet, not sharp Body: Soft and sticky, sticks to the tongue, raisins, approaches of Williams pear Finish: Medium length, leaving only a small amount of sticky sweetness after a very short time Just still appropriate Presentation: For the price in order
    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      80 80


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