Tomatin 14-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Highland Single Malt
Stated Age
14 years old
Bourbon Barrels + Port Pipes Finish
46.0 % Vol.
50 ml 700 ml 700 ml
Added on
19 May 2014 3:12 pm by RoyC

Average value

€ 51.12

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230 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Tomatin 14-year-old

41 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.01 points

  1. Moses scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    I don't want to judge the PLV. So-so. But it's a good standard and fruity whisky too. All the key data are good, but we won't become friends. Sorry
    • Nose
      Sweet red fruit basket in advance. The port notes are not neglected either. Hopefully the palate will keep what the nose promises.
    • Taste
      Unfortunately, the port does not come through here. Pity ! Woody notes with cooked fruit. In the background there are still cider notes. Tender chocolate raisins with light fruits. For me violently sharp on the tongue. Is that the alcohol? ... or the wood?
    • Finish
      Rather long with a bitterly sweet ending. Coffee in an oak cup with recurring fruit in honey.

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Vince scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    On the nose as well as palate reminds me of a fruit compote, with a mix of dried fruits, prunes, but also apple and raisin. Fairly good mix of sweet and tart. Caramel and some pencil shavings. Reserved with a fairly short finish.

  5. bvrsky scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  6. ZeSaimen scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    For me one of my secret favorites and for an affordable price.
    Although I can understand if some don't like him as much as I do.
    • Nose
      89 89
      This is where opinions differ most often! For some, the aroma seems too artificial. For me, however, it is a beautiful and seductive fragrance that develops in the glass over time. Different red fruits are ensnared with that certain something. For me it is a mixture of marzipan and the scent of a grape sugar lollipop. After a while I also discover some vanilla.
    • Taste
      88 88
      The red fruits are very present here and at the same time barrel flavor is noticeable. Nothing here seems artificial or watery to me.
    • Finish
      87 87
      The fruit vibrates for a while and then gives off the slightly acidic wood note. The whole thing lingers for a medium to long time.

  7. MM-Speyside scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      73 73

  8. Totoro scored this whisky 73 points Connoisseur

    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.

  9. 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)

  10. dram-drinker scored this whisky 76 points Photo Moderator

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


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