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Tomatin 2002

Overall rating
83.24/100
votes
85
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Cuatro Series - Oloroso Sherry
Vintage
15.01.2002
Bottled
20.08.2014
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
3 Years Oloroso Sherry Cask Finish
Number of bottles
1500
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5018481023734
Added on
06 Sep 2014 9:38 am by GLEN MAUR
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 82,52

6 × in wishlist

85 × member ratings

191 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Tomatin 2002

14 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.24 points

  1. Dris scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

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

  2. ctu scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    I don't really feel the heavy oloroso tickets, this one is the weakest of the Cuatro series I think.
    • Nose
      Spicy sherry. Plum, waxy apple, salted caramel and phosphorus.
    • Taste
      Powerful, oily and bittersweet. Cocoa, rubber, sherry, peach, orange peel, tobacco, pepper and ginger.
    • Finish
      Medium length, spicy and fruity.

  3. whiskycuse did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Tasting Notes:

    https://whiskycuse.wordpress.com/2015/04/23/tomatin-12-yo-cuatro-oloroso-sherry-finish-ob-2015/

  4. mer1973 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      83 83

  5. hans1971 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

  6. JacobaEd scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      81 81

  7. TastyDram did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Oloroso sherry is a different style from Fino and Manzanilla. The base wine is fortified to at least 18% ABV and thus prevents the yeasts to form the flor layer. The wine is exposed to the air and will oxidise during its time in the cask. The resulting sherry is a dry, slightly stronger and round wine.

    How did this Oloroso finished whisky compare to its two paler brothers?
    Read my review of the Oloroso finish here: http://tastydram.blogspot.be/2015/05/tomatin-cuatro-oloroso.html

  8. Dramlicious scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    The idea behind this series sounds pretty interesting: Take a batch of whisky distilled on the same day (January 15th 2002), mature it for nine years in ex-bourbon casks and then finish each quarter in a different type of first-fill sherry cask – Fino, Manzanilla, Oloroso and Pedro Ximinez – for another three years. It will be very interesting to find out how big, or small, each sherry type impacted the very same base whisky.

    http://dramlicious.com/tasty-tastings-episode-31/

  9. eleiko5 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Tomatin Cuatro 12 yo – Oloroso (46%, OB 2014)

    Nose: a spicy profile rather than the dried fruits galore you may expect from Oloroso. Hints of Christmas cake and red plums. Bramble. Also a slight waxiness that reminds us of the Manzanilla version, mixed with rubbery notes. Mouth: really sweet, almond paste and plenty of Christmas cake now. Caramel and milk chocolate coated nuts. Growing more and more candied. Still hints of rubber. Finish: long, sweet, candied notes but also heavy spices from the wood.

    Score: 80/100

    http://www.whiskynotes.be/2014/tomatin/tomatin-cuatro-sherry-finishes/

     

     

  10. Kantenmechaniker scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sherrylastig, grapes, fruity sweet, red wine associations
    • Taste
      full sherry bomb, peach, again sweet with light spice
    • Finish
      medium length fruity & spicy, becoming tockener

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