The nose is not so inviting. Caramel pokes through, but something is rotting. Then the palate is actually kind of yummy... yet not. By the finish, the whisky really improves. This is just difficult to describe -- some things in here I really like -- but that nose and the only-partially-sustainable drinkability keep the rating way down.
N: Floorboards and a hint of vomit, fades into woodiness P: Really odd, wood, dirt. F: Long, nothing new emerges. Kinda unique, but not in a good way. Makes me interested in older Tomatin's though, could turn into something great.