Single malt

Tormore 23 Years Old 1995 (50.8%, The Single Cask, Sherry HH #20095A, 102 Bottles, 2019)

Tormore 23 Years Old 1995

Whisky Review

  • ABV: 50.8%
  • Age: 23 Years Old
  • Bottling: The Single Cask
  • Category: Speyside single malt scotch whisky
  • Cost: £129 available from The Single Cask
  • Origin: Tormore distillery
  • Vintage: 1995

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What they say

  • Distillery: Tormore
  • Region: Speyside, Scotland
  • Age: 23 years old
  • Year distilled: 1995
  • ABV: cask strength of 50.8%
  • Cask ref: 20095A
  • Cask type: sherry hogshead
  • Bottle size: 700ml

Official tasting notes:

  • Nose: Oak and malt followed by fresh fruit.
  • Palate: Black pepper, beeswax, and malt, alongside honey, melon and apricot.
  • Finish: Dry with oak, blackberries, apricot and raisins.

What I say

Distilled at Tormore in 1995 and matured for 23 years in a sherry hogshead before bottling at 50.8% ABV, producing 102 bottles at outturn.

This post was sponsored by The Single Cask by provision of a sample of this product.

My tasting notes:

  • Appearance: Dark orange gold (13/20), medium-large tears and long, fine legs.
  • Nose: Fruity, orange, peach, apricot, leather, soft ginger cake, candied peel, oak wood, honeycomb and beeswax, malty, more tropical fruits.
  • Taste: Medium-light bodied, creamy highland toffee, orange, mango, pineapple, melon, guava, leather, tobacco leaf, black pepper.
  • Finish: Long, juicy fruits and oak.

Overall

A fantastic combination of juicy tropical fruits, drying tannic leather and soft, gentle, ginger cake spice, superb.

Score 88/100

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