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Overall rating
88.38/100
votes
79
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
The Un-Chillfiltered Collection
Vintage
15.10.1997
Bottled
17.10.2017
Stated Age
20 years old
Casktype
Refill Sherry Butt
Casknumber
15975
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
23 Dec 2017 5:26 pm by Astrid
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 149.00

13 × in wishlist

79 × member ratings

141 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenrothes 1997 SV

13 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.38 points

  1. wbarchive_104650 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Nice Whisky, but totally overrated

  2. ovanpuyvelde did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This bottling already seems to be “whisky of the year” in Germany with ratings going through the roof and shameless flippers already re-selling their bottles. As for me, I will wait patiently until some more neutral drinkers will try and rate it...

  3. Othorion scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. pianoman scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Matches. Yellow apples, apricots, some vanilla. Light raisins. Lemonade. Sawdust. A hint of brass.
    • Taste
      Lemons, oranges, flamed pineapples. White chocolate. Effervescent powder. A hint of lavender and distant smoke.

  5. Sandman23 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  6. maurisso scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Farting Whisky which I like.

  7. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Good Glenrothes. The beautiful dirty notes from Rothes are there. If you like them, then you also like the malt. The sherry gods are not that dark and citrus fruits are also in the game.

    Good whisky, if you like Glenrothes. The partly well over 90 ratings, I can not understand.

  8. Andy-13 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    07.04.2018 Stammtisch in Schifferstadt with Dennis

  9. KayMeertens scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Similar to the Whiskybase bottling #90000, just a bit more sherried. Completely different from the Dun Bheagan bottling #84872 though. Really nice, 87/88. But all these 90+ scores are rediculous.
    • Nose
      Baked apple, dried apricot, caramel and a dirty meaty edge.
    • Taste
      Apple, hazelnut, caramel and cherry.
    • Finish
      Hazelnut, apple, caramel and apricot.

  10. Ed Radour scored this whisky 88 points Specialist

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

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