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Tomatin Decades

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bourbon & Sherry Casks
Number of bottles
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
2011/06/20 L030538
Added on
02 Jul 2011 11:33 am

Average value

€ 248,87

Whisky Reviews for Tomatin Decades

23 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.49 points

  1. dRambo scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      92 92
      very fruity, tasty nose, sun-ripened cantaloupe melon, yellow kiwi, gooseberries, lime with cane sugar, fresh mint, lemon balm, birch sap, coconut cream, Turkish delight, carambola, green cucumber freshly cut, flowering mountain herb meadow (sage, thyme, rosemary)
    • Taste
      91 91
      very creamy noble oak (rather young and light wood) coconut cream with mild sweetness, citrus mint, crystalline flowers - now comes here also this very delicious fruity melon, green banana, pineapple yogurt, ever chewable, pulsating fruity always on the move, extremely yummy
    • Finish
      91 91
      very round and cultivated - caramelised oak, biscuits with vanilla, juice from green bark, delicate waxy note, some sweet wood, salt liquorice - very long if tender at the end.

  2. LukasJakubDrabek did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Ralfy's review 343: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bb5YAxvRuVo (91/100).

  3. whiskycuse did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

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  4. hs305 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    [December, 2011]  Together with friends I emptied a bottle that I bought for 72 Euro in October, 2011.In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50 - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored it 87,5.  My notes state an easy to drink and quite interesting to explore dram.  It takes its time to fully understand this malt but it is worthwhile to go for it...

  5. rdavek scored this whisky 89 points Specialist

    This is a beautifully constructed dram.  Starts with a fruity sweetness, develops some chocolate and savory notes in the mid-palate, then finishes with baking spices and just the tiniest hint of bitterness as it fades away making me want to take another sip.  Initially I thought it might have benefited from a little more alcohol, but after a couple of drams I'm convinced it was bottled at just the right strength.  Really outstanding.

  6. Rom did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Vegetable nose and pastry, quite green. Sweet attack then confirmation of aromas of the nose with the addition of a slight woody, pleasant texture and well integrated alcohol. Short final, lack of charm and character, harmless.

  7. Ciro scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  8. eleiko5 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Tomatin Decades
    (46%, OB 2011, 9000 btl.)

    Nose: starts buttery and milky, with hints of vanilla ice cream. Soon these notes are overtaken by juicy fruits: stewed apples, peaches, but also great hints of tropical fruits. Dried fruits from the sherry are present on a lower level as well as some marzipan and caramel. Even some traces of peat. Nicely layered, plenty of things to discover. Mouth: creamy again (fruits with whipped cream, yum). Apples, orange sherbet, papaya… Vanilla and cinnamon. Faint butterscotch notes. Sweetish, fresh and balanced. Finish: medium long, hints of drying oak now, and soft spices.

    This Tomatin Decades is well composed. It’s nice to see the typical 1960-1970’s fruitiness mixed with vibrant flavours and a creaminess from the younger casks. Fair pricing as well, so recommended. Around € 80.

    Score: 89/100




  9. The_Sam scored this whisky 84 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      85 85

  10. Georges scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      81 81


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