Tomatin 25 yo 1989/2015 (51.9%, Cadenhead, Authentic Collection)
Nose: yippee yee yah! Or something like that. Total
easiness at first nosing, with a large bag of… of… I mean, say Danish
pastry and apricot-filled croissants. You can’t get any easier. Plus a
little mead, custard, and butterscotch. And some cut grass to keep it
straight and standing.
With water: good, it’s the barley that comes out,
together with more earth, and a wee waxy feeling, between putty and
Mouth (neat): goodness, this is for kids! Perfect orange
lozenges, squash, wine gums, soda, drops, liqueurs, syrups, cakes,
bonbons, cordials, cocktails (that’ll do, S.)… and grass. Some pepper
and green tea are there to keep law and order, before it gets too…
orangey. Love this.
With water: same. Just the same. It’s not that it
doesn’t swim, it just would care about water.
Finish: medium, as always
with Tomatin, but bright, citrusy, very easy. Love the grassy aftertaste
that prevents it from getting… really too easy.
excellent. Goes down a treat. So, maybe a bit dangerous. SGP:551 - 89 points.
Whiskyfun 02.Ocsober 2015