First Impression: Glenrothes Single Cask #5579

[56.6%・13 Years Old・Distilled in 2003・Bottled in 2016・Official Bottling・Single Cask Release of 564 bottles] Nose: The oak merges well with the inviting sherry influence, dark chocolate and moist Christmas cake dressed with some toasted almonds.  That classy note of staves well seasoned with sherry along with a subtle touch of earthiness give the dram much depth. Palate:…

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Whisky Review: The Glenrothes 1991 (Bottled in 2012)

Tasting Notes: The Glenrothes 1991 (Bottled in 2012) Style: Sweet and Spicy Nose: Stewed fruits simmering with a nice blend of vanilla malt. Ginger spice rolls in slowly, rising from the glass at a relaxed pace. Fresh, clear cut and grassy balm running on the nose. A soft mutter of caramel paste contributes a bit…

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Whisky Review: The Glenrothes 1988 (Bottled in 2014)

Tasting Notes: The Glenrothes 1988 (Bottled in 2014) ☆ Style: Sweet and Spicy Nose: Candied orange with a generous slice of ginger. Lemon citrus brimming tenderly, peppermint, assorted traditional dried fruits with loads of apricots. The aroma is rather delicate but the core looks very solid. Palate: Similar construct to the nose but the sherry…

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