Rosebank 21-year-old SMS

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Speciality Drinks Ltd (SMS)
Bottling serie
The Roses - Edition 3
Stated Age
21 years old
Number of bottles
52.5 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottled for
The Whisky Exchange
Added on
05 Jan 2019 1:00 pm by CC-Spirits
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 2800.00

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Whisky Reviews for Rosebank 21-year-old SMS

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.96 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 91 points Moderator

    On the nose I first thought that his would go totally green and grassy but on the palate it is really fruity and balanced with quite some punch - really good!
    • Nose
      89 89
      Green house, green gruits, leafy, little grassy, vanilla, honeydew, little spices, candy, star fruit, green apple, lime, hints of vegebtables, whiffs of flowers - not bad
    • Taste
      92 92
      Punchy, oily, creamy, sirupy, good sweetness, fruity, more on yellow and little tropical fruits, pineapple, apricot, jam, ripe banana, spices, little ginger, hints of oak wood - very good!
    • Finish
      91 91
      Long, warm, little burning, spicy, zesty, hints of lemon peel and grapefruit

  2. galg33 scored this whisky 92 points Member Senior

    ose: Imagine yourself lying in a spring meadow, sniffing the flower blossom and fresh grass. This is it in a nutshell : very gentle, floral, perfumed, icing sugar, fresh cut grass, and old school boiled fruit, white chocolate filled with strawberries and whipped cream. Like sniffing an April field in blossom.

    Palate: much bigger than the light and floral nose, the alcohol bite is there, then we’re off to sweeter realms: white chocolate, apple peel, pear drops, wood tannins, and spices mainly nutmeg and wood bark, barley sugar and fresh baked brioche,honey.

    Finish: floral and fruity, with more pear drops, a wee hint of unripe banana, coconut and a leafy touch .

    Conclusion: This is a lovely whisky, so gentle and so complex. The nose is extra delicate, just like a spring meadow. The palate is a bit more robust, but also is classy and complex with the fruit and chocolate, so well integrated. Lovely stuff for a hefty price.

  3. saothangbay scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  4. Malt_Brothers scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

  5. vveed4z0 scored this whisky 93 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      92 92


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