Glenrothes 25 Year Old 1990 vintage Speyside single malt Scotch whiskey. Single cask sherry butt #10784 bottled June 2015 by the Douglas Laing & Co. for the Xtra Old Particular series. 285 bottles.
Nose: Compact spices open - warms to dried fruit, cedar, barley, ginger & smoke.
Palate: Still gingery & peppery spiced - running to dark sugar, liquorice & more fruit.
Finish: Buttery & spiced & honey'd & fruit & malty & every so lightly smoked.
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.