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Tomatin 14-year-old

Overall rating
82.86/100
votes
204
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Highland Single Malt
Bottled
2014
Stated Age
14 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Barrels + Port Pipes Finish
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 700 ml 700 ml
Barcode
5018481023345
Added on
19 May 2014 3:34 pm by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 53,96

Whisky Reviews for Tomatin 14-year-old

37 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.86 points

  1. EinSpatzUnterVielen scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    The nose is exhausted relatively quickly, but the portnotes are unmistakable, all in all delicious, but a little flat and not very well integrated (like so many port malts), nice easy-drinking malt with lots of fruit from start to finish, good PLV.
    • Nose
      fruity, first raspberries, currants, plum compote with cinnamon, dark chocolate, later nice fresh wood, vanilla and viiel peach, leather, peanut sauce
    • Taste
      watery-silky, slightly alcoholic, lots of peach, peach melba, peach jam, cotton candy, popcorn with caramel, vanilla, pepper, orange, lemon, cinnamon, nutmeg, walnut, dark chocolate in coffee, cinnamon rolls, applesauce
    • Finish
      medium-length, fast-drying, pepper, coffee notes and peach, then blueberries, black currants, blackcurrant leaves, whole light bitterness (like fresh blackcurrants from the shrub), oranges, walnut, porridge, fresh bread with redcurrant jelly

  2. ASWhisky scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    doesn't make me nervous but okay
    • Nose
      künstlich süß
      nach gefärbtem Marzipanbrot mit künstlichen Aromen
      und nach Brotteig und Hefe
    • Taste
      ein weicher Antritt auf der Zunge Alkohol Schokolade und wieder Marzipan, Brotteig dann Frucht und immer wieder Alkohol...
    • Finish
      der Abgang leicht bitter und etwas Frucht wieder Alkohol

  3. midnite scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    Nose: overcooked, overripe strawberries and raspberries, noticeable alcohol, slightly sulphurous (from the distillate or barrel?), Slightly woody. With more time to breathe: more wood and a few light spices.

    On the tongue: strong onset, slightly spicy-pricklig, then juicy-sweeter, followed by warm woody notes, then tart until bitter coffee, to the end noticeably bitter.

    Finish: Bitter. Not much else.

    Conclusion: inexperienced. For a supposedly "soft" Highlander with sweetish-sweet Port wine influences a pretty rough number.

  4. HunterRomario scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Taste three times, always blind. I tipped the sherry bar, I did not recognize the port, I guess the alcohol for the first time 46%, the second time 48% and the last 50%. I wondered if it was anything from Glenfiddich, Tomatin did not attack me. I sat a lot and I tasted.
    • Nose
      Pleasant scent, a lot of fruit (scented apricots, orange), a little nuts, and then light woody muddy or even smoky sherry style. (87 b)
    • Taste
      Taste goes a lot in sherry style. Full, rich and pleasant, sweet, fruity, richly sparkling. Velvety flavor, with fruity acidity. (91 b)

  5. dram-drinker scored this whisky 76 points Moderator

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      71 71

  6. dram-drinker scored this whisky 76 points Moderator

    The actual color is rosé but that is not available - anyhow I would expect a rather sweet and fruity whisky from a port cask but this one is really different - very maritime and actually fishy - strange
    • Nose
      Seabreeze, seaweed, sea shells, smoked salmon - not much else to smell as this is very strong
    • Taste
      Rosé wine, salty, seaweed again but a bit less than on the nose, little fruitiness, a bit smoky
    • Finish
      Medium long, zesty, grapefruits

  7. EinSpatzUnterVielen scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      85 85

  8. kot1803 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

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

  9. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    The nose and the finish are above the taste itself, somewhat one-sided and flat unfortunately and not as portly as the nose but worked.
    • Nose
      At least one forms out the port, a beautiful medium-bright fruitiness of red apple, some floral and buttery sweetness, the port barrels often have together. In between, a bit of something alcoholic, yellow plums, cherry, honey melon, but sounds far more full of everything as it affects the nose
    • Taste
      Honey melon, some pepper, green apple rather, cinnamon, marzipan, light nuts, sweet malt, a little lemon, a little metallic / alcoholic
    • Finish
      Sweet malt, beautiful apple peel and astringent citrus notes on oak, nice, medium long

  10. The-Man-best-Friend scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    In the aftertaste it is always me as if I had eaten plum chutney. Tasty dough, sweet and slightly sour the plums.
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      83 83

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