Tomatin Legacy

This single malt has been matured in a combination of ex-bourbon barrels and virgin oak casks. This gives it an almost candy-like sweetness.

This single malt has been matured in a combination of ex-bourbon barrels and virgin oak casks. This gives it an almost candy-like sweetness.

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6545
Tomatin
Scotland, Highlands
Single Malt Whisky
43%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Bourbon, Bourbon, Bourbon, Virgin, Virgin, Virgin
Chill filtration - WithArtifical colouring - With
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Average tasting notes Tasting Notes
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Nosing
Sweet:
Fruit:
Vanilla:
Pineapple:
Zitrus:
Lemon:
Cake:
Caramel:
Peat Smoke:
Alcohol:
Spices:
Malt:
Pear:
Apple:
Honey:
Melon:
Oak:
Cherry:
Chili:
Coconut:
Grapefruit:
Nuts:
Oil:
Orange:
Peach:
Pepper:
Sherry:
Tropical Fruit:
Tasting
Fruit:
Sweet:
Spices:
Oak:
Pepper:
Pineapple:
Lemon:
Vanilla:
Zitrus:
Alcohol:
Peat Smoke:
Cake:
Caramel:
Malt:
Apple:
Chili:
Nuts:
Honey:
Oil:
Barley:
Cherry:
Cinnamon:
Dark Chocolate:
Green Apple:
Heather:
Orange:
Peach:
Sherry:
Tropical Fruit:
Herbs:
Herb:
Finish
Sweet:
Spices:
Oak:
Malt:
Chili:
Fruit:
Nuts:
Peat Smoke:
Alcohol:
Ginger:
Oil:
Pepper:
Vanilla:
Pineapple:
Caramel:
Cinnamon:
Clove:
Dark Chocolate:
Nutmeg:
Sherry:
Herb:

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Tasting Notes 5

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27. Nov 2014
Aroma:
Quite intense some AlcoholFruitPineapple marshmallow
Taste:
OakCaramelLemon little Pepper
Finish:
Medium long
Comment:
29. Jul 2015
The nose:
Quite intense, a light alcoholic note, fruit, pineapple, marshmallow
The taste:
Oak, caramel, some lemon, a little pepper
The finish:
Medium long:
Nosing:
Vanilla pods, marshmallow, sponge cake and fresh pineapple, mixed with citrus lemon and boiled sweets.
Taste:
Light and delicate with a candy sweetness which is peppered with hints of pine. Lemon sherbet, pineapple and crunchy green apples with a touch of freshly baked sponge cake.
Finish:
Clean, light and refreshing.
29. Apr 2017
Nosing: PineappleVanillaSweetCaramel
Very fruity with lots of pineapple, some background vanilla and quite sweet. There's a dark, almost savoury caramel note to it.

Taste: OakTropical FruitSpices
Intense flavour with bags of oak. Citrus and tropical fruit shows through here and there but its definitely dominated by the wood. The sweetness is balanced and doesn't veer off towards sweet or sour. There's a nice background spiciness to it.

Finish: MaltOakPepper
Medium to long and quite malty. There's a touch of black pepper in there.

Comment:
I have to say, for an entry level malt this is really impressive stuff. The strength is pretty much perfectly judged at 43%. There's no great rawness to it which you sometimes get with young spirit, that virgin oak is doing a good job with the fast maturation. All said, its intense and interesting which is pretty much all you can ask of any whisky, and at the asking price its well worth a try.
27. May 2017
02. Jun 2017
Nosing: VanillaVanillaPineapplePineappleAppleAppleFruitLemonAlcohol

Taste: SpicesAlcoholSweetHoneyPeat SmokeNutsPepperChiliAlcohol

Finish:
GingerSweet
Comment: fresh and chilli
02. Jun 2017
VicHak
26. Mar 2017
unknown user
28. Jun 2013
unknown user
31. Jul 2013