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Tomatin 1975 DL

Overall rating
90.96/100
votes
26
Whiskybase ID
WB5332
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
Old & Rare - The Platinum Selection
Vintage
12.1975
Bottled
03.2007
Stated Age
31 years old
Casktype
Red Wine Finish
Number of bottles
252
Strength
55.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
07 dec 2008 2:46 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 898.64

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26 × member ratings

19 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Tomatin 1975 DL

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.96 points

  1. nogreg scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    Pleasant Highlands whisky, clear wine barrel influence (other than sherry), lighter but full-bodied. Recommendable whisky, but not for the price. A decent 7/10, but I wouldn't give more than 300 euros (tasting in 2021).
    • Nose
      Malt, whisky arranged, sweet, wine note, lots of nuts, vanilla, licorice, anise. Cherry, wooden furniture, apricot, bubble gum. In fact, the smell of strongly baked meringue with orange liqueur with roasted almonds and nuts.
    • Taste
      Quite alcoholic, lots of fruit, citrus, apricots, peach, cherry, grapes, a mixture of roasted nuts with caramel, a clear wine barrel, oak barrel, honey, vanilla, licorice, orange with clove.
    • Finish
      Over time, more fruits appear, including orange peel, thick apricots, chocolate, slightly plasticine, oak, mint?

  2. MikerG2k scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. Henrik Barchager scored this whisky 98 points Member Junior

    The best Tomatin ewer 100% my tast

  4. newman346 scored this whisky 98 points Expert Senior

    [Tasting]
    Peach syrup, American cherry, chewy barley sweetness, and woody furniture.
    Seawater iodine, apricot-flavored bubble gum, light smoke, dry soil, fresh grape juice, voluminous alcohol, long fruity finish.

    Speaking of Tomartin's taste, it has a slightly chemical fruity reminiscent of syrup and gum, but it is not too strong, but it is thick, dry, and lightly smoky and thick.

    A fruity wonderful Martin with the influence of the wine barrel or the aftertaste of the grape juice, but not too sweet and full of fruit juice.

    At the time, Tomartin, which was often released, was mainly Sherry Cask, and some of them had a strong sulfur odor that was described as Sulfur.

    However, this bottle did not have it, and before the finish, it seemed to have been aged in a refilled sherry cask, with little influence from the refilled bourbon casks or barrels.

    At the time, I wanted to drink Bourbon Cask's 70's Tomartin, and it tasted just like it, but I think it would be great to drink it again.

    The flavor of this strain is still popular, and there are several bottlers who have arrived in Irish for a similar taste and released it.

    One of Tomartin's best bottles in me was delicious Tomartin.
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  5. Sensefreak scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    This all-around amazing tomato woke my interest in sublime whisky. After many years I can almost recall the taste of these golden drops. Truly a reference whisky in my world.
    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      94 94

  6. ZwiJo scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      92 92

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