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Tomatin 05-year-old

Overall rating
78.83/100
votes
26
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Canellese Import
Stated Age
05 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
22 Feb 2009 4:12 pm

Average value

€ 121,00

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Whisky Reviews for Tomatin 05-year-old

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.83 points

  1. Master Quill scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Score is for an early 70's version with glass code: SB980.

  2. markjedi1 scored this whisky 69 points Connoisseur



    An object of study is
    all this bottle is fit for, little else. If anybody fancies getting a dram, I
    have a bit left. Wanna experience
    OBE? Get in touch. You have been warned, though.
    • Nose


      Ah, OBE in full
      glory. If you are unfamiliar with OBE, Old Bottle Effect, then this nose will
      be quite a surprise. Gym shoes. You know, the horrible white sneakers without
      laces our kids have to wear in the sports arena at school. Steamed mushrooms
      also comes to mind. Earthy with milk that has been open to long. Interesting? Sure. Good? I
      do not think so. It
      totally overpowers the fruitiness this whisky would normally display. The only
      think my nostrils can still detect is a bit of caramel.
    • Taste


      On the palate, some
      sweetness does appear after struggling to the surface, but it is also
      astringently bitter. Caramel
      again, but absolutely no fruit. No, wait. A hint of pineapple. That is it.
    • Finish


      The finish is
      mercifully short on oak and liquorice.

  3. Feusi scored this whisky 69 points Connoisseur

    Strange, smells earthy milky, not pleasing to come into the nose. Is an older bottling for Italy. Many remain bitter oaky notes on the palate.

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