Single cask #160. Distilled June 1993 and bottled August 2011.
18-year old cask strength Glenrothes from the award winning Duncan Taylor, Rare Auld series. 182 numbered bottles.
Nose: Creamy, minty and quite thick feeling. Long grass on a river bank, ferns and then some orangey notes
Palate: Soft brown sugar, lots of creaminess with some red fruits. Hint of fennel and then more citrus notes emerge
Finish: Lots of toffee, hints of honey and a whiff of ginger snaps and lingering dark chocolate.
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.