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Tobermory 20-year-old

Overall rating
88.73/100
votes
114
Whiskybase ID
WB60155
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Distillery Exclusive
Bottled
2014
Stated Age
20 years old
Casktype
Spanish Sherry Cask Finish
Strength
56.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
09 Nov 2014 8:58 am by romolus753
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 377.00

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Whisky Reviews for Tobermory 20-year-old

17 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.73 points

  1. olegborgol scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    23-23-22.5-22.5 wonderful tobermory!

  2. DenisLeonov scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Very Good (23) Very delicious molt.Gustoy and saturation. (92)
    • Nose
      Nuts, dried fruits. Friable fruits and spices, wax and oak. Apple with cinnamon. Inzhir and raisins (23)
    • Taste
      Wow, Fruit and spicy creamy (23)
    • Finish
      Excellent dry finish, a mountain of dried fruits and nuts.Vishnevoe jam (23)

  3. Dottore scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Blind tasting! Great whisky for me. about 52 vol.%. Highlands. First Fill Sherry. Edradour or Deanston? about 16 years. Could also be a Glenrothes
    • Nose
      Fantastic sherry notes, dates, grapes, figs! Very nutty, Asian plum wine, vanilla. Overall, the sherry influence already dominates significantly. Alcoholic sharpness is not to be found. From the nose pretty old, but the massive sherry influence could also conceal the youth
    • Taste
      Very oily and very sweet. No sharpness in the mouth. Vanilla cream and a wonderful spiciness from the wood spreads in the mouth. The sherry fruits harmonize perfectly with it. Nutmeg and cloves. Really good
    • Finish
      Slight tingling remains at the tip of the tongue, but now slight peppery sharpness. There is hardly any bitterness in the finish. Balanced between dry sweet and fruity.

  4. Dieter_W scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    That goes in the GlenDronach Parliament direction. Nice part, but very, very barrely. Notes were created in Blind Tasting. Thanks to Tom na Gruagaich for the experience.
    • Nose
      Beautiful tart-acidic note that holds back nicely. I like it that way. Very overripe, slightly fermented fruit, such as pear, apples, peach and plums. Lots of oranges, fat nuts but really fat walnuts. Slightly after rum pot with pickled raisins, dates, plums. Delicate cooling menthol or after-eight and alcohol influences in the background. There's something artificial about solvent, like acetone. I also have some rubber abrasion. But only very, very low.
    • Taste
      Yes, that's a real board. With so much barrel influence it is very difficult to find the burner character. Lots of cooling wood, bitter liquorice, very dark chocolate with 90% cocoa melt on the tongue. The alcohol is very nice back I think. That could only have been EU Sherry Oak. Much of what happens in nosing also applies in the tasting. Lots of menthol and mint. Great part no question. I'll say Ü 25 and if not then it must have been a very good first-fill sherry keg
    • Finish
      Long and bitter

  5. Funtik scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    23 22 22 22
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    21 22 20 21 84

    Young, 20 years old, not at all, strong, but tasty, to drink at the location, and not only ...

  7. toklian scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    N21 P22 F20 B21

  8. vlad78 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    The bright sherry is nutty, but a little aggressive, claiming to be a sherry bomb.
    • Nose
      Seasonings, cloves and cinnamon, followed by tones of dried rose petals and cloves, then raisins and figs, plum jam and prunes themselves.
    • Taste
      The taste is sweet, nutshell, walnut in jam, plum jam. No varnish. Very balanced and good drink.
    • Finish
      The aftertaste is sweet, bright, and long.

  9. sarthur71 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Very nice!

  10. dram-drinker scored this whisky 87 points Moderator

    Powerful and creamy, though not too complex
    • Nose
      88 88
      Intense sherry notes, grapes, rasins, spices, pepper
    • Taste
      87 87
      Punchy, very oily and creamy, nutty, subtle sweetness, nutty, oak wood, ginger, pepper, little leathery, little dried fruits, raisins
    • Finish
      86 86
      Long, warm

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