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Glenrothes 12-year-old

Overall rating
81.34/100
votes
130
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Soleo Collection
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Sherry Casks
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Barcode
5010314306830
Added on
27 Sep 2018 8:54 am by mandragoru
Uncolored

Average value

€ 44.39

13 × in wishlist

130 × member ratings

307 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenrothes 12-year-old

20 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.34 points

  1. Noface83 scored this whisky 82 points Specialist

    Insanely horny (albeit easier) 12er standard. Very modern and yet unmistakably Glenrothes. For under 40 EUR just top and a buy recommendation if you like it sweet (with spicy twist on the tongue).
    • Nose
      84 84
      Damn sweet (freshly opened Haribo Goldberry wrap), grapes and wet grass, some Oloroso sherry, vanilla, slightly earthy background (with a hint of sulfur), no alcohol and no oak in the nose - sweet and pleasing
    • Taste
      82 82
      Supple but now a little tingling with the alcohol, bright fruits (very fresh), vanilla, dry sherry sweetness (slightly watered Oloroso) and light oak spice (pepper), stronger and spicy than the nose suggests. Surprises something and stands in contrast to the nose and the finish.
    • Finish
      80 80
      Good finish - again dry Oloroso, pepper, bitter oak, a hint of cinnamon. The sweetness rears up again and struggles with the bitterness. Short but very tasty.

  2. Gearmailteach scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    A wonderfully good PGV dram.
    • Nose
      85 85
      Sherry, fudge, red and bright fruit. Malt, syrup, herbs and some mint. Sweet and spicy. Oak notes and some tobacco.
    • Taste
      83 83
      Slightly on the tongue. In the taste very pleasant: sherrytönig, spicy, with some oak, coffee, syrup, fruit and caramel.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Medium. Oak, coffee, fudge and some fruit.

  3. dram-drinker scored this whisky 82 points Moderator

    Fruity, light, little bit too much butterscotch for my taste
    • Nose
      82 82
      Butterscotch, vanilla, yellow fruits, honeydew
    • Taste
      83 83
      Little punchy, good sweetness, fruity, peach, butter, vanilla, little honey
    • Finish
      81 81
      Medium long, warm

  4. valasios scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  5. Beaty-Tang scored this whisky 100 points Member Senior

    It slipped past Glendronach 12 as a favorite whisky! Absolutely delicious, intense, complex, uncomplicated and wonderfully balanced.

    Edit: The bottle is empty and I have rarely enjoyed a bottle so much and mourned it so much. The Glenrothes 12 year old Soleo is now my absolute favorite whisky. The whisky is perfectly balanced and at its exact peak of maturity. Extraordinary from my point of view.

  6. gammang scored this whisky 83 points Member Junior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      85 85

  7. Wolv scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
      pomelo, cinnamon, dried fruits
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      81 81

  8. ezioaudit scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      79 79

  9. mihata44 scored this whisky 85 points Newbie

    Typical Speyside. Sweet with a clear sherry cask taste. Slight banana.

  10. MadDad scored this whisky 84 points Newbie

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