Glenrothes 16 Year Old 1997 vintage Speyside single malt Scotch whiskey. Single cask refill hogshead #10458 bottled August 2014 by Douglas Laing & Co. for the Old Particular series. 277 bottles.
NOSE: Burnt home baking mingled with meringues + a vanilla milkshake & charred oak quality.
PALATE: Warming with a hint of spiciness & barley sugar + boiled sweets & a Victoria sponge sweetness.
FINISH: Long & fresh - minty almost - with a gristy, brown sugar / caramel character.
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.