Tasting Notes / Bottles from Tomatin



Antiquary 12 Year Old
Antiquary 12 Year Old

A lovely example of a blended whisky by the guys and gals at Tomatin, this 12 Year Old whisky has some lovely soft notes and plenty of flavour and character without being overpowering.

Antiquary Superior Deluxe 21 Year Old
Antiquary Superior Deluxe 21 Year Old

Furthering my month of Blended whisky i had persuaded the guys from the #12dramsofxmas blind tastings to go along with #12blends.

Cù Bòcan
Cù Bòcan

It's been obvious that i've had a real love of Tomatin whisky recently and when i got wind of this Cù Bòcan release i really did get a bit excited.

Cù Bòcan 1989
Cù Bòcan 1989

The second release from the Cù Bòcan from Tomatin distillery, this 1989 vintage peated variant really is a cracker.

Cù Bòcan Virgin Oak
Cù Bòcan Virgin Oak

I've been playing catch up with my whisky samples and drinking bottles for a while now and finally managed to catch up on this Cù Bòcan Virgin Oak from Tomatin.

SMWS 11.32 Cirque De Saveur
SMWS 11.32 Cirque De Saveur

I get asked a lot what my favourite whisky is, and to be honest it's such a difficult question, but i'd be happy to mention this distillery when saying ones that are on my Yes Please list.

Tomatin 12 Year Old
Tomatin 12 Year Old

Tasted at Glasgow's Whisky Club's Tomatin Night, this is the Tomatin 12

Tomatin 12yr Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)
Tomatin 12yr Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)

Part of a wee series of Burns Malt single cask bottlings from The Whisky Barrel this is the Tomatin 12yr Burns Malt.

Tomatin 14 Year Old Port Finish
Tomatin 14 Year Old Port Finish

One of the latest additions to the Tomatin range this is the 14 year old port finish.

Tomatin 14 Yr Hungarian Oak Finish (Royal Mile Whiskies)
Tomatin 14 Yr Hungarian Oak Finish (Royal Mile Whiskies)

The second of a couple of reviews of Single Cask whisky releases by the Royal Mile Whiskies group, meaning they are available from either Royal Mile Whiskies or Drinkmonger stores or online.

Tomatin 15 Year Old
Tomatin 15 Year Old

It wasn't long ago that i posted the article looking for people interested in my 12 Drams of Xmas idea

Tomatin 15 Year Old Moscatel Wine Cask Finish
Tomatin 15 Year Old Moscatel Wine Cask Finish

I’ve always had a bit of a thing for Tomatin, it’s a distillery that I really enjoy, it tends to sit on the lighter side with lots of fruits and vanilla, so a Moscatel wine cask finish sounds really interesting

Tomatin 18 Year Old
Tomatin 18 Year Old

My first review for the website of a Tomatin Whisky and i have to go and pick a cracker for it.

Tomatin 1987 Vintage Collection Carn Mor (Morrison and Mackay)
Tomatin 1987 Vintage Collection Carn Mor (Morrison and Mackay)

Carn Mor, the range of independent bottlings from Morrison Mackay have seen a number of versions, there's the Strictly limited range, the celebration of the cask range and there was the 20cl bottles from the Vintage collection and thats where this Tomatin 1987 comes from.

Tomatin 1988 Port Finish cask 36442
Tomatin 1988 Port Finish cask 36442

Back in October last year when i toured Tomatin distillery (see post here) as a competition winner, I not only had a brilliant day out but also came away with a wee extra.

Tomatin 1988 Vintage Port Finish
Tomatin 1988 Vintage Port Finish

Anyone who knows me, knows that i have a real fondness for port matured or port finished whiskies and this is no different as this 1988 vintage port finish which has been added to the Tomatin core ran

Tomatin 1991 Cask 51 (Berry Bros & Rudd)
Tomatin 1991 Cask 51 (Berry Bros & Rudd)

Thanks to Johnnie (@JohnnieStumbler) from The Nosing Arse blog for this sample of 1991 Tomatin from Berry Bros and Rudd.

Tomatin 1997 Connoisseurs Choice (Gordon and MacPhail)
Tomatin 1997 Connoisseurs Choice (Gordon and MacPhail)

More from the Gordon and MacPhail Wood Makes the Whisky campaign this time a 1997 Tomatin from the Connoisseurs Choice range this is one I was really looking forward to trying.

Tomatin 19yr Island of Fidra (Lockett Bros)
Tomatin 19yr Island of Fidra (Lockett Bros)

Back around the early part of 2014 I seen a review of this Island of Fidra Tomatin on Barry's (@thewhiskyphiles) The Whisky Philes blog and really fancied i and so it became one of the fabulous bottle

Tomatin 19yr Small Batch (Cadenheads)
Tomatin 19yr Small Batch (Cadenheads)

Thanks to Ben (@ben_cops) from Bens Whisky blog for spotting this 19 year old Tomatin from Cadenhead's which we split and sent our friend Steve (@steveprentice) a wee dram of.