Tomatin - 40 years old

Tomatin - 40 years old

1.350,00 EUR

incl. 16 % USt zzgl. Versandkosten

Lieferzeit 1-3 Tage

Lieferzeit 1-3 Tage

1.928,57 EUR pro Liter
Art.Nr.: WH-102201

Produktbeschreibung

Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
bottled 2016
matured in Oloroso Sherry Casks
natural colour
in Holzbox
43% vol. - 0,7 l


Auszeichnung:
2019: Doppel-Goldmedaille bei der San Francisco World Spirits Competition


Tomatin 40 yo (43%, OB, travel retail, oloroso sherry butts, 2016) Five stars

Part of a new set of travel retail exclusives that also includes a proud (and somewhat Lagavulinesque) age-stated 8 years old, sadly broken during transport (but I’ll find it again!) What’s cooler is that this little 40 did not break, but would I have been given the choice, I’m not sure I wouldn’t have preferred to sacrifice the… 15 yo rather than the 8 ;-). Imagine, age statements in travel retail! Colour: gold. Nose: no sherry bomb, and one that’s so totally Tomatin! Not sure this baby contains a lot of, or maybe even exclusively some 1976, but what’s sure is that 1976 was a great vintage! Perfect tarte tatin, light menthol, cigar box, honeydew, cedar wood, beeswax, and more apple pie(s), then rather dried tropical fruits, not unlike these mixes they make as snacks for our aperitifs. Bananas, papayas… I find it totally perfect, fresh, complex, and true to the distillery. Mouth: a touch of oak, then a perfect, very fresh avalanche of more dried and fresh tropical fruits (oranges first) as well as raisins, the expected honey and mint combination, and then more oak spices, as often in these oldies. Around cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. Also strong mint-floured black tea. Yet, the sherry remained rather discreet, those should have been refill butts. Finish: medium, more mentholated, with a wee turpentine-y aftertaste. Comments: it’s not impossible that this very lovely old Tomatin was (even) better at 30, but I find it very perfect and worthy of a big fat 90 (perhaps would that have been 91 or 92 when it was 30?) SGP:561 - 90 points.  (Serge Valentin - whiskyfun.com)

CHARLES MACLEAN'S TASTING NOTES:

Bright amber in colour, with Golden Syrup lights. A gloriously mature nose (American oak, ex-Oloroso sherry), with tropical fruits as a top note (pineapple, papaya, banana), with a shake of paprika, scented hand cream in the middle and sandalwood at base, with a suggestion of linseed oil. The texture is unctuous, and lively for its age. The taste is sweet overall, with a trace of salt and a long, warming spicy finish. Ripe peach in the aftertaste.


Angaben zur Lebensmittelverordnung:
Artikel: Whisky
Nettofüllmenge: 0,7 l
Alkoholgehalt: 43%
Lebensmittelhersteller/Importeur: Tomatin Distillery Co. Ltd, IV13 7YT, Scotland
Ursprungsland: Schottland
Farbstoff: nein






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