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Overall rating
85.60/100
votes
110
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Private Collection
Vintage
03.07.2002
Bottled
03.03.2017
Calculated age
14 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Bourbon Finished in Côte Rôtie Cask
Number of bottles
4000
Strength
45.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
03/03/17 170045
Barcode
5020313061811
Added on
07 Apr 2017 10:33 am by maltaholic
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 81.94

20 × in wishlist

110 × member ratings

196 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Tormore 2002 GM

23 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.60 points

  1. Archer scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    A finish in the wine barrel, which does not kill the whisky, but complements the distillery style fruity. Succeeded.
    • Nose
      Sweet, almost overripe berries settle in the nose. Chewing gum with forest berry aroma. Some spiciness from the nutmeg, but only very discreet. Overall, a rather restrained nose.
    • Taste
      In the beginning pleasant on the tongue, with a jam of raspberries and blackberries. Slightly sour at the beginning, but this impression disappears quickly. Milk chocolate and toffee sweets, with the time oak aroma, it is dry.
    • Finish
      In the medium-long finish predominate chocolate and nutty notes and some sawdust. The berry fruits have already said goodbye some time ago.

  2. Mannix65 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

  3. Mannix65 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    successful red wine finish - quite complex
    • Nose
      First, freshly ground coffee, then the Rotweininaromen spread, fresh bread, redcurrants, raspberry syrup
    • Taste
      Creamy and soft in the mouth, vinous, cherry and ripe raspberry,
      After a while, more spicy oak and pepper will emerge
    • Finish
      surprisingly dry, oaky, slightly bitter, the red wine note lasts for a relatively long time

  4. Pollenflug scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Conclusion and pictures on: https://tomtrinkt.de
    • Nose
      Lots of sweet, red fruits caress my nasal tip. Ripe strawberries are clearly identifiable and form the summery-fruity foundation. Redcurrants and green apples provide a refreshing, slightly acidic impact. Floral hints, raspberries, cherries, subtle notes of honey and a touch of oak spice join in the mix. The alcohol content of 45% is very well integrated.
    • Taste
      The mouthfeel is very full-bodied, soft and oily. A very slight tingling at the tip of the tongue I perceive. The fruity-sweet impression of Nosing continues seamlessly in terms of taste. The sweet, red fruits are almost omnipresent at the beginning. Plenty of strawberries, raspberries, a few redcurrants and juicy cherries dominate the flavor base. A "red wine impression" arises. Delicate vanilla notes, chocolate and mild oak notes crystallize a little more clearly on the second sip. The taste of the whisky is perfect for summer. Very harmonious and balanced, without overstraining with a multitude of facets.
    • Finish
      Medium. Also on the home straight dominate the red fruits, which remain pleasantly sweet. Associations of a fruity red wine, I register here again. Spicy oak notes are now more noticeable, but rather stay pleasant in the background. The whisky leaves a slight dryness on the palate.

  5. lustaufwhisky scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    Nose:
    Sweet red fruits, especially berries, show the red wine barrel maturation. Vanilla and caramel give a fine, velvety note. Finally, I find some forest honey and oak wort.

    Taste:
    I first notice a smooth fruit note with grapes and wild berries. Now milk chocolate and a clear citrus freshness appear. The Tormore looks very creamy but not heavy. Vanilla and a malt note round off the sweet taste impression.

    Outlet:
    Medium length finish with fruit and some oak.
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  6. Lorion scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    The whisky is delicious. 79 points.
    • Nose
      "Fruity red wine, quite lovely. There is also a noticeable oak, not very spicy,
      but there immediately. Sour cherries and some juniper. "
    • Taste
      "The oak is dominant here. The fruit is a bit thin. The oak spicy pushes it
      tingles on the tongue. Slightly bitter in the taste. "
    • Finish
      Rather short, slightly vinous and sweet. Some oak.

  7. Whiskyzoom scored this whisky 83 points Expert Junior

    This bottling is in the best sense of the word a summer whisky and I feel as if most of my impressions are dominated by red wine, as I can not discover a distillery character. But maybe the goalie is so restrained that a finish will always ruin him. Will certainly try again, to try a gate without finish to get another impression. This tasted malt was ultimately nice in the best sense, but little complex or demanding. Average.
    • Nose
      Very soft and shy presents the Tormore and I have to work properly with the nose to determine its odor profile. Strawberries and wildflowers first appear, followed by vanilla and caramel. Finally, give a very mild coffee and something licorice-like; Licorice, maybe. Pleasant nose, even if I had to tickle this out hard first.
    • Taste
      As far as a whisky that is possible, this puts almost tender on the tongue, nestles fluffy to the palate and tries to camouflage first as a jam with whisky flavor. Strawberry is still present, cherry is added vigorously and vanilla plays in. With a slight tingle on the tongue, the alcohol then suddenly makes itself felt and turns the malt into a kind of Kir Royal. Very tasty, supple and dangerous.
    • Finish
      In the end, oak still presents itself, which melts with a cherry pudding and chocolate to a rather medium-length, summery sweet finish. Harmonious ending.

  8. wako93 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Sweet and many dark fruits. Blind I would have typed an Olorso Sherry, as for me the nuts dominate.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  9. rpvdwel scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      82 82

  10. Hvdree scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      81 81

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