Tomatin 1994 CA

Overall rating
86.47/100
votes
24
Whiskybase ID
WB40416
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead's (CA)
Bottling serie
Authentic Collection
Vintage
1994
Bottled
02.2013
Stated Age
18 years old
Number of bottles
234
Strength
54.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
24 feb 2013 8:32 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 115.90

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Whisky reviews for Tomatin 1994 CA

6 users have left 6 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 86.47 points.

  1. LDB scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Really tasty in the mouth, otherwise you must have a soft spot for sour things.
    • Nose
      86 86
      After the usual gush of glue from exBC, minerals and honey balance each other out, in between light fruits gradually unfold, which, however, have a hard time saying more than just "fruit".
      Water doesn't really help much, there are still freshly broken shrub branches in addition to the mineral ones.
    • Taste
      88 88
      It looks fruitier in the mouth than on the nose, with a Glen Elginesque undertone floating along: no smoke, but this elegant fruity spice reminds me of it. Definitely also delicious: the lemon oiliness
      With water, it then becomes more mineral and astringent.
    • Finish
      86 86
      Harmonious, but it goes relatively into the tannins and then remains quite acidic. Extremely refreshing, but clearly sour.

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  3. Holzwurm scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. ThinLizzy scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. riegerjonas scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    2022-12-13
    • Nose
      89 89
      Oranges, cinnamon, strong fruity, (those dusted with sugar) candied gummy bears, apricot jam
    • Taste
      85 85
      slightly sweet, slightly acidic, sparkling, more pleasant with water
    • Finish
      84 84
      Malt, quite strong acidity in the aftertaste

  6. Monte Gehro scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Notes from a blind tasting.

    Quite simply kept, nevertheless pleasing and pleasant to enjoy (if you have added water).
    Without water, however, it's too rough and coarse for my taste - at least in the mouth.
    • Nose
      85 85
      Vanilla, butter biscuits, honey, a bit of cardboard, apples, fresh citrus, mineral notes, some dry oak in the background. The alcohol is clearly noticeable, tickles the nose a bit, but is still in the pleasant range. A slight mustiness over everything?
      Overall, it comes across with a typical ex-Bourbon nose.
    • Taste
      83 83
      Without water: Pretty easy. Malt sweetness, vanilla, light fruit. This is very quickly superimposed by a strong tingling sensation on the tongue.
      With water: Much more pleasing, but nothing new added. At least sweetness, fruit and vanilla can be tasted more clearly and longer.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Dry and astringent without water, this outweighs the almost imperceptible sweet and fruity notes. Water also smoothes here and creates a medium-length harmonious finish.

  7. Totoro scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
      Orchard fruits, green banana, and cinnamon pastry. A bit punchy.
    • Taste
      87 87
      On the nose, the strength was a negative; on the palate it‘s an asset, helping to push things forward. Very pretty oak spice showing here. Vanilla, lemon cake, and icing sugar.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Rather swift, with a sour/spicy character.

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