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Tomatin 2002

Overall rating
83.07/100
votes
73
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Cuatro Series - Manzanilla Sherry
Vintage
15.01.2002
Bottled
20.08.2014
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
3 Years Manzanilla Sherry Casks Finish
Number of bottles
1500
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5018481023727
Added on
06 Sep 2014 9:56 am by GLEN MAUR
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 159,67

6 × in wishlist

73 × member ratings

192 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Tomatin 2002

13 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.07 points

  1. Dris scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      81 81

  2. dr.mad scored this whisky 76 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      76 76
    • Finish
      71 71

  3. ctu scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Better than Fino. Salted, spicy, heavier sherried character.
    • Nose
      Sherry, waxy fruits, cereal flakes, lemonade and orange marmalade.
    • Taste
      Spicy oak, salt, blood orange, pomelo, Fanta and ginger.
    • Finish
      Medium length, spicy, dry.

  4. whiskycuse did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Tasting Notes:

    https://whiskycuse.wordpress.com/2015/04/15/tomatin-12-yo-cuatro-manzanilla-sherry-finish-ob-2015/

  5. hans1971 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

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

  6. JacobaEd scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

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

  7. TastyDram did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Manzanilla is an especially light variety of Fino Sherry solely made around the port of Sanlúcar de Barrameda. Like Fino sherry it is made from the Palomino grape and ages under a layer of flor yeast. This layer is thicker than a normal Fino and thus allows less contact with the air. Manzanilla features dry, salty and maritime flavours.

    Let's see how this Manzanilla whisky compares to the first Cuatro whisky.
    Read the full review on my blog: http://tastydram.blogspot.be/2015/04/tomatin-cuatro-manzanilla.html

  8. Dramlicious scored this whisky 82 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-30/

  9. eleiko5 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Tomatin Cuatro 12 yo – Manzanilla (46%, OB 2014, 1500 btl.)

    Nose: initially this came accross a little unfresh and porridgy, but it settled down nicely. A rather neutral Tomatin nose, with cereals, soft spices and waxy overtones. Yellow plums, pear and white grapes. Mouth: rather sweet (grapes, oranges, apples), hints of lemon cake, with a firm oaky spiciness (white pepper). Soft salty notes. Very smooth and enjoyable, the most natural of all? Finish: medium long, sweet (pastry-like) and peppery.

    Score: 85/100

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

     

     

  10. Gearmailteach scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Good dram, but too close to legacy. You do not necessarily taste the 12 years.
    • Nose
      Sweet and fruity. Light fruits, apples, pears, a bit of maize bacon, orange marmalade and flower meadow. The nose is reminiscent of the legacy. In the background little spicy oak.
    • Taste
      Oily and peppery on the go. Spicy oak, again orange, lemon and tobacco. A touch of nuts.
    • Finish
      Medium long with salt liquorice, a touch of pepper and nuts.

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