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Tomatin - Scotch Malt Whisky - Region: used to be classified as a Speyside (Jackson) but officially a Highlands (SWR 2009).
WF Distillery Ranking: Troisième Cru Classé (all current rankings here)


Status: active - Stills: 33 (12 wash, 11 spirit) - Founded: 1897
Address: Tomatin, Inverness, Inverness-Shire IV13 7YT - Phone: +44 (0)1808 511 444
Web: www.tomatin.com - More info:


My favourite expression so far:
Tomatin 1965 (50.7%, JWWW The Cross Hill, sherry cask, 82 bottles, 2006)
93 points - Last tasted: April 5, 2006 - Tasting notes: here
Tomatin

General Distillery Profile - keywords (wazzat?)
Fresh fruits Apples Tea Herbal Sour Oranges Bananas Malty Cake Grainy


MM Distillery profile:
While the Tomatin brand may have a fairly low profile on the shelves of liquorists around the world as a single malt, vast quantities of it were used in various blends like Antiquary and The Talisman. Measured by production capacity, Tomatin is one of the top 10 malt whisky distilleries in Scotland. The Tomatin distillery was founded in 1897 during the 'whisky boom' of the late nineteenth century. The 'Pattison Crisis' that followed the boom wiped out many distilleries, but Tomatin managed to struggle on for a few years before it went bankrupt in 1906. The Tomatin Distillery Co. Ltd. resumed production in 1909 and for half a century the .
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Tomatin

Check all the 'winners' (90 points or more) on this wee list (PDF)

Whiskyfun tasting notes
OB - no vintage
  • Tomatin ‘Decades’ (46%, OB, 2011) - 280611
  • Tomatin 'Legacy' (43%, OB, 2013) - 020114
  • Tomatin 10 yo (43%, OB, ‘golden label’, 80’s) - 080905
  • Tomatin 10 yo (43%, OB, early 1990’s) - 050406
  • Tomatin 12 yo (40%, OB, 2004) - 171204
  • Tomatin 12 yo (40%, OB, 2005) - 120906
  • Tomatin 12 yo (40%, OB, Bottled +/- 2008) - 261108
  • Tomatin 15 yo (43%, OB, +/-2009) - 031109
  • Tomatin 18 yo (40%, OB, Bottled +/- 2008) - 261108
  • Tomatin 18 yo (46%, OB, +/-2009) - 031109
  • Tomatin 21 yo (52%, OB, casks #31648 to 31654, 2400 bottles, +/- 2010) - 061210
  • Tomatin 25 yo (43%, OB, 2005 bottling) - 271105
  • Tomatin 25 yo (40%, OB, Bottled +/- 2008) - 261108
  • Tomatin 30 yo (46%, OB, 2011) - 280611
  • Tomatin 30 yo (46%, OB, +/-2012) - 311012
OB - vintage
  • Tomatin 1967/2008 (49.3%, OB, Germany, refill butt, cask #17904, 463 bottles) - 291208
  • Tomatin 1973/2005 (46%, OB, cask #26 504) - 120906
  • Tomatin 36 yo 1973/2010 (44%, OB, refill American oak, decanter) - 110111
  • Tomatin 30 yo 1976/2007 (49.3%, OB, 1,500 bottles) - 040609
  • Tomatin 1976/2008 (47.2%, OB, cask #19090, 107 bottles) - 040609
  • Tomatin 1980/2008 (47.4%, OB, cask #994, 172 bottles) - 040609
  • Tomatin 1982/2010 (57%, OB, refill sherry puncheon, cask #92, 560 bottles) - 060111
  • Tomatin 1991/2013 (51%, OB, T.S.M.C., oloroso sherry butt, cask #31742, 667 bottles) - 020114
Berry Bros & Rudd
  • Tomatin 1991/2012 (54.8%, Berry Bros & Rudd, cask #51) - 250512
  • Tomatin 1997/2011 (54.4%, Berry Bros & Rudd, for Germany, cask #2548) - 060711
Blackadder
  • Tomatin 18 yo 1990/2009 (56.6%, The Clydesdale, cask ref 0145/7717, 232 bottles) - 031109
Cadenhead
  • Tomatin 22 yo 1962/1984 (46%, Cadenhead, black dumpy) - 291208
  • Tomatin 13 yo 1976/1990 (60.5%, Cadenhead's) - 120411
  • Tomatin 35 yo 1979/2013 (44.1%, Cadenhead, Small Batch, 594 bottles) - 020114
  • Tomatin 17 yo 1989/2006 (56.4%, Cadenhead) - 210607
Chieftain's - McLeod
  • Tomatin 13 yo 1996/2010 (50%, Chieftain's, Domina wine finish, cask #91582, 327 bottles) - 070311
Dewar Rattray
  • Tomatin 20 yo 1988/2009 (55.4% A.D. Rattray, cask #1087, 203 bottles) - 040609
Douglas Laing
  • Tomatin 36 yo 1965/2001 (49.7%, Douglas Laing OMC, 216 bottles) - 070509
  • Tomatin 44 yo 1967/2012 (51.9%, Clan Denny for The Whisky Fair Limburg, refill butt, cask #HH7993) - 250512
  • Tomatin 23 yo 1976/2000 (50%, Douglas Laing Old Malt Cask, 293 bottles) - 230207
Duncan Taylor
  • Tomatin 37 yo 1965 (48%, Peerless, cask #1909) - 240304
  • Tomatin 41 yo 1965/2006 (45.9%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld, cask #1904, 181 bottles) - 100508
  • Tomatin 42 yo 1965/2008 (52.1%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld, cask #20942, 211 bottles) - 100508
  • Tomatin 42 yo 1965/2008 (50.0%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld, Germany, cask #20939) - 261108
  • Tomatin 43 yo 1965/2008 (52.1%, Duncan Taylor, Peerless) - 130810
  • Tomatin 33 yo 1976/2010 (50.8%, Duncan Taylor, Rare Auld, cask #6818, 250 bottles) - 130810
  • Tomatin 34 yo 1976/2011 (51%, Duncan Taylor, Rare Auld, refill sherry, cask #6822) - 120411
Exclusive Malts
  • Tomatin 28 yo 1976/2005 (51.1%, Exclusive Malt, David Stirk) - 100106
Gordon & MacPhail
  • Tomatin 15 yo 1964 (70°Proof, Gordon & MacPhail, Connoisseur's Choice, 75cl, +/-1979) - 070911
  • Tomatin 1964/1991 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, Connoisseurs Choice, Old Map Label) - 170709
  • Tomatin 1968 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail CC old map label, early 1990’s) - 271105
  • Tomatin 1968/2001 (40%, G&M CC) - 240304
  • Tomatin 15 yo 1970 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, Connoisseur’s Choice, old brown label) - 311012
  • Tomatin 2001/2012 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail for LMdW, 1st fill bourbon barrel, cask #3141, 270 bottles) - 311012
Hart Bros
  • Tomatin 37 yo 1965/2003 (47.2%, Hart Brothers, Finest Collection) - 250512
Jack Wieber Whisky World
  • Tomatin 8 yo (58.6%, Jack Wiebers, World of Orchids, bourbon cask, 119 bottles, 2013) - 020114
  • Tomatin 1965 (50.7%, JWWW The Cross Hill, sherry cask, 82 bottles, 2006) - 050406
Malts of Scotland
  • Tomatin 1966/2011 (46.9%, Malts of Scotland, Angel’s Choice, sherry butt, cask #MoS 11021, 122 bottles, 35cl) - 030212
  • Tomatin 1976/2012 (49.2%, Malts of Scotland, Angel's Choice, sherry hogshead, cask #MoS 12046) - 291112
Master of Malt
  • Tomatin 19 yo 1989/2008 (57.6%, Master of Malt, bourbon) - 170709
Moon Import
  • Tomatin 1965/1989 (46%, Moon ‘The Animals’, casks 124-125-126, 600 bottles) - 250605
  • Tomatin 1977/1998 (56%, Moon Import, Horae Solaris, 820 bottles) - 090614
The Nectar
  • Tomatin 43 yo 1965/2009 'Oat Mint' (47.1%, The Nectar, Daily Dram, 210 bottles) - 070509
  • Tomatin 45 yo 1966/2011 (46.1%, The Whisky Agency and The Nectar, sherry butt, 391 bottles) - 300711
  • Tomatin 34 yo 1976/2010 (51%, The Nectar of the Daily Drams, sherry butt) - 070311
  • Tomatin 1984/2006 (43%, Daily Dram) - 210607
Norse Cask
  • Tomatin 14 yo 1989/2004 (57.7%, Norse Cask, Hogshead #8383, 257 bottles) - 210607
Scotch Single Malt Circle
  • Tomatin 1976/2008 (49.6%, Scotch Single Malt Circle, cask #19085, 336 bottles) - 261108
  • Tomatin 1982/2010 (55.3%, Scotch Single Malt Circle, sherry cask #29, 574 bottles) - 060111
Sestante
  • Tomatin 15 yo (59.2%, Sestante, mid 1980s) - 031109
  • Tomatin 21 yo 1968/1990 (40%, Sestante, Antica Casa Marchesi Spinola #1) - 230207
Signatory
  • Tomatin 40 yo 1967/2007 (51.8%, Signatory, cask #2632, sherry butt, 415 bottles) - 261007
  • Tomatin 12 yo 1989/2002 (46%, Signatory UCF, Cask #11642, 864 bottles) - 230207
  • Tomatin 16 yo 1989/2006 (46%, Signatory UCF, cask #11644, 709 bottles) - 230207
Single Malts of Scotland
  • Tomatin 30 yo 1972/2002 (43%, The Whisky Exchange) - 050504
Taste Still - M&H
  • Tomatin 40 yo 1965/2005 (44.9%, M&H Cask Selection, bourbon, 120 bottles) - 100106
The Ultimate - Van Wees
  • Tomatin 18 yo 1976/1995 (43%, The Ultimate, Van Wees, cask #27636) - 120411
Whisky-Doris
  • Tomatin 43 yo 1965/2009 (48.2%, Whisky-Doris, refill sherry cask # 20950) - 070509
  • Tomatin 34 yo 1976/2011 (49.5%, Whisky-Doris, sherry hogshead, cask #9, 139 bottles) - 160112
The Whisky Fair - The Whisky Agency
  • Tomatin 43 yo 1965/2009 (48.1%, The Whisky Fair, bourbon hogshead, 120 bottles) - 040609
  • Tomatin 45 yo 1966/2011 (46.1%, The Whisky Agency and The Nectar, sherry butt, 391 bottles) - 300711
  • Tomatin 1976/2011 (51.3%, The Whisky Agency, refill butt, 309 bottles) - 12041
  • Tomatin 34 yo 1976/2011 (48.7%, Liquid Sun, sherry butt, 366 bottles) - 0709111
  • Tomatin 35 yo 1976/2011 (51.4%, The Whisky Agency, refill sherry, 313 bottles) - 110112
  • Tomatin 30 yo 1977/2007 (48.6%, The Whisky Fair, 223 bottles) - 210607
  • Tomatin 22 yo 1984/2007 (48.9%, The Whisky Fair, bourbon hogshead) - 261007
  • Tomatin 22 yo 1984/2007 (48.1%, The Whisky Fair, bourbon hogshead) - 261007
  • Tomatin 25 yo 1988/2013 (49.7%, The Whisky Agency, The Perfect Dram, hogshead, 304 bottles) - 020114
Various IB
  • Tomatin 12 yo ‘Scone Palace’ (40%, OB for the Earl of Mansfield, circa 2000) - 080905
  • Tomatin 12 yo Blueberrywine finish (43%, Friends of Malt, 29 b.) - 290404
  • Tomatin 12 yo Applewine finish (43%, Friends of Malt) - 290404
  • Tomatin 21 yo (43%, Culinara, +/-2003) - no notes - 85
  • Tomatin 21 yo 1968/1990 (40%, Antica Casa Marchesi Spinola, Collection No 1) - no notes - 72
  • Tomatin 30 yo 1975/2005 (55.5%, Whisky Wizard, cask #19174, 120 bottles) - 110111
  • Tomatin 36 yo 1976/2012 (49,3%, The Whiskyman for Fulldram, 103 bottles) - 291112
  • Tomatin 36 yo 1976/2012 (50.7%, Maltbarn, sherry butt) - 020114
  • Tomatin 30 yo 1977/2007 (48.6%, Whisky-Fässle, bourbon hogshead) - 130810
  • Tomatin 25 yo 1980/2005 (56.6%, Weiser Germany, cask #13462, 320 bottles) - 120906
  • Tomatin 17 yo 1989/2007 (58.6%, The Spirit Safe, cask #4731, hogshead, 214 bottles) - 261007
  • Tomatin 12 yo 2001/2013 (58.1%, The Whisky Barrel, Burns Malt, first fill sherry hogshead, cask #1598) - 280813

 

 
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