Overall rating
Single Malt
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Private Collection
Calculated age
14 years old
1st Fill Bourbon Finished in Côte Rôtie Cask
Number of bottles
45.0 % Vol.
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
03/03/17 170045
Added on
07 Apr 2017 10:33 am by maltaholic

Average value

€ 85.21

17 × in wishlist

118 × member ratings

209 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Tormore 2002 GM

26 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.58 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. Jonnek91 scored this whisky 87 points Newbie

    Relatively simple whisky, the wine finish fits great, tastes delicious without having to think about it a lot. Good in autumn when summer is just over. I like it

  6. Double Barrel scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Really nice and staying both complex and intense despite the reduction. A Wis-QEE (Quick Evaporation Effect)!

  7. Captain.Islay scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Fruity and fresh, the influence of red wine is noticeable but not intrusive, not particularly complex, the alcohol is well integrated. An after-work dram for summer.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Orange, grass, some bread, apple, some perfume, some vanilla, raspberry
    • Taste
      86 86
      Light body, orange, grass, dextrose, raspberry sweet
    • Finish
      85 85
      Short-medium length, dry, orange, some walnut, raspberry

  8. lustaufwhisky scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    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.

    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.

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

  9. 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.

  10. 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.


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