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Tomatin 2003

Overall rating
86.09/100
votes
35
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Vintage
18.04.2003
Bottled
22.09.2015
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Bourbon / PX Sherry Cask Finish
Casknumber
35327
Number of bottles
642
Strength
58.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5018481025257
Bottled for
Bresser & Timmer
Added on
25 Oct 2015 4:54 pm by st7
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 84,95

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68 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Tomatin 2003

13 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.09 points

  1. Rien scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

  2. peej84 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. kaasklop scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Need to add water, strong good taste
    • Nose
      A fruity nose, alcoholic. yeasty and fruit basket, very nice!
    • Taste
      It has a bit sharp malty taste, the cask clearly gave off a taste of wood, the sherry is really wel balanced. hay and oat are some of the elemants i find.
    • Finish
      medium long

  4. kaasklop scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. Crann feàrna scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      86 86

  6. Crann feàrna scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Sherry monster. In comparison to the new standard 12yo bottling this single cask is an "exaggeration" in nose and taste. The single cask makes it a singular experience. 
    • Nose
      w/o water: sweet, heavy, pepper, soaked raisins, icing sugar, dry sultanas

      w/ water: dark fruit sweetness. Soaked raisins, light pepper, apple cider.
    • Taste
      w/o water: hot and sweet arrival. Hot development towards dry peach and apricot.

      w/ water: sweet, hot arrival. Quick development of juicy oranges, green herbs to a dry smoke (smoke without taste or odor)
    • Finish
      w/o water: sour finish. Long.

      w/ water: long, sweet and sour finish.

  7. recursiewhisky scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    This is a powerhouse whisky. At first the strength overwhelms the nose as well as the palate. Some water might help here. It’s quite expressive and the PX finish is ever so slightly present. Once you get used to the power of this dram it is actually quite pleasant and interesting.
    All in all a good Tomatin expression.
    • Nose
      n intense, fresh and spicy whisky with aromas of alcohol, stewed pears, wine, honey, toffe, caramel, vanilla, milk chocolate, slightly sour tones, licorice root, oak, figs and raisins.
    • Taste
      A very intense, powerful and strong whisky with aromas of icing sugar, lemons, slightly sour tones, spices (pepper, chili, cinnamon, hot ginger), malt, vanilla, coumarin, dried fruits (figs, dates, sultanas) licorice root, orange zest and oak.
    • Finish
      A medium long and dry finish with aromas of raisins, spices, fresh fruits, dried fruits, tannins and subtle oak.

  8. Superted scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  9. Heemhoeve scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Delicious whisky.
    • Nose
      Sweet fruit, delicious and soft taste of candied fruit. Raisins.
    • Taste
      Full of sweetness, the sweetened fruit is delicious. Actually a "fruit basket" in the mouth.
    • Finish
      On the short side, sweet lingers in the throat. Fruit flavor is retained.

  10. Heemhoeve scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      82 82

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