Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
14 years old
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
L 27 02 09 3 10:42 BB
Added on
05 Jul 2009 11:22 pm

Average value

€ 48,92

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142 × member ratings

271 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Tomintoul 14-year-old

40 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.74 points

  1. EinSpatzUnterVielen scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    No block malt, but fine, clearly structured aromas, floral-fruity, but also with beautiful, consistently intense spice, tasty, a fine drop with very good balance, behind the back of more and more substance, but slightly alcoholic
    • Nose
      a lot of pear, bright apple, lime blossom, apple blossoms, honey, vanilla, gals, chamomile flowers in the sun, sweet, floral, clear, slight malic acid, a dash of lemon peel, milk chocolate, malt, a touch very ripe pineapple, later white-wine-sour, slightly Chervil, minimal fennel seeds, fresh grass clippings
    • Taste
      Slightly alcoholic, creamy, soft, good on the nose, lemon, apple, pear, some tangerine, grapefruit, fresh sweet shortbread, butter croissant with cinnamon, malty, dark chocolate, oatmeal, ginger, vanilla, nutmeg, angelica, linden tea, more and more cocoa, Baking cocoa, white pepper, seasoning is increasing
    • Finish
      medium length, spicy-sweet, vanilla, linden and chamomile flowers, angelica, grapefruit, a lot of baking cocoa, porridge, ginger and white pepper, at the end again some fresh slightly spicy chervil

  2. matts scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Character: malt, bright fruits, herbs and straw. Bitter, tart, sour and woody. Overall, a surprisingly intense filling that leaves a spicy heat in the stomach.
    Rating: No matter how strange it sounds, I find that mixture of malt, bitter almond oil, fermented fruit acid and a tart wood taste not that bad. Not a candidate for a large bottle, but good drinkable. Compared to the 12er and 16er has the 14er for me even slightly ahead. I find it more independent and full of character. I have 84 points today.
    • Nose
      Basic flavors: malt, citrus fruits, fruits, grass, herbs
      Description: Quite light and light-fruited. Immediately malt is present - together with orange peel, apples, pears and a herbal note that reminds me of thyme and oregano. Above all lies a grassy freshness. Similar to the 12er with a tendency to bitter straw. Over time, the overall impression is always sweeter. The alcohol could be better integrated. He stings a bit in the nose. Overall, a decent overall impression.
    • Taste
      Basic flavors: malt, cereals, seasoning, oak, nut, fruits
      Description: Clear and surprisingly spicy, the drop hits the tip of the tongue. A malt and grain taste rinses through the mouth and immediately there is a pinch of pepper on the tongue. For a moment, straw also reappears in the taste, before the oak takes over and seamlessly heralds the finish. While the spice causes a warming sensation in the epigastrium, almond flavors develop. Bitter almond oil meets a tart woody taste. Almost a bit fermented-sour. At the back of a few bright fruits swing, but they are already quite neatly superimposed. The intensity and mouthfeel fit.
    • Finish
      Basic flavors: malt, nut, fruit, acid, oak
      Description: The finish is medium to long and somehow quite special. Rarely have I had such a bitter, bitter and fermented-sour finish. You have to like that. Malt, bitter almond oil and fermented fruit acid along with the oak sound surprisingly long after. The aftertaste feels like a coating on the tongue.

  3. Allandale scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Warm and easy.
    • Nose
      Delicate,honeyed-cream with light floral malt, hints of wlid fennel and a complex sweetness.
    • Taste
      Dry oaky vanillas and clean creamy malt which never overpower a natural sweetness.
    • Finish
      A proclivity to dryness with slight peppery tones.

  4. branneman scored this whisky 81 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      Citrus and floral
    • Taste
      Toffee, caramel when you add a drop of water
    • Finish
      Peach, some spice

  5. Макс scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84

  6. rolabob scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      80 80

  7. EnjoyLife89 scored this whisky 65 points Expert Junior

    Aroma is good, leaves in the taste unfortunately a few feathers, but the finish again interesting. For me, however, only 3 stars. Unfortunately, there is still something missing.
    Nevertheless, really good to drink and certainly not a bad whisky. Keyword "moan at a high level".
    Can you also offer.
    • Nose
      sweet, floral, light fruit and citrus notes. After the first sip I think I still find caramel
    • Taste
      spicy, sweet, is quite soft and "round" in the mouth. For the aroma, I'm a bit disappointed with the taste. My slightly orange to guess, malt is also present.
    • Finish
      long, alcoholic, light vanilla, sweet and mild, later a slightly dry wood tone. Departure for me much more interesting than the taste.

  8. Eilean a' Cheo scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Fruit salad based on pears, a bit spirity and lacks compexity. An average 46% au naturel example of bourbon wood maturation. Nothing bad, nothing to remember though...

  9. mosesumike scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    A simple presentation with an average PLV.
    From this distillery for me the best so far.
    • Nose
      83 83
      Floral fresh notes. Very light scent. Bright fruits with hidden wood. Very pleasant.
    • Taste
      85 85
      Apple Helene meets vanilla with a distinct oak. Very classic and yet surprisingly good.
    • Finish
      82 82
      Medium long and sweet with a light body. Refreshingly delicious

  10. KGA scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      VGentle, very subtle. Warm pastries, apple blossom, hints of toffee, citrus, gentle fruit.
    • Taste
      Vanilla, cream, barley
    • Finish
      Nice length, bit spicy


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