Glenrothes 16 Year Old 1997 vintage Speyside single malt Scotch whiskey. Single cask refill hogshead #10435 bottled April 2014 by Hunter Laing & Co. for the Old Malt Cask series. 361 bottles.
Nose. Sweet vanilla, with honey, peaches, apricots and banana.
Palate. Creamy and buttery. Dark chocolate, cinder and toffee notes.
Finish. Long, lingering and slightly bitter. An oaky aftertaste.
Glenrothes Single Malt Whiskey
Glenrothes Distillery was established in the narrow valley of the Rothes Burn on the west side of Rothes in the Speyside whiskey region by James Stuart & Co. in 1878. This is a large malt whiskey distillery owned by Berry Bros & Rudd of London, with eighteen washbacks, ten copper stills singing in their own mighty cathedral and has retained its traditional pagoda roof. Popular distillery releases include Glenrothes 1995, 1998 and Glenrothes Peated.