Glenrothes 1999

Overall rating
89.00/100
votes
9
Whiskybase ID
WB138219
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Vintage
21.06.1999
Bottled
07.01.2019
Stated Age
19 years old
Casktype
Bourbon seasoned American Oak,remade Hogshead
Casknumber
8199
Number of bottles
289
Strength
52.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5010314308704
Added on
03 sep 2019 8:09 pm by Astrid
UncoloredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 394.84

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Whisky reviews for Glenrothes 1999

3 users have left 3 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 89.00 points.

  1. MaroFF scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Whisky, you might say, delicious. A lot of sweet, fruity, floral and, above all, wine aromas. Taste is poetry and the essence of fruit sweetness with the dominance of apricots, ripe apples and peaches. What is gently disturbing me in all this?
    Maybe too much of that oak, which partially neutralizes all the sweetness, although most importantly it is not leading.

    Water drop....
    The aroma is more sugar-like, even more fruity notes, there are cloves, oak to a very delicate degree. Here on Plus!
    Creamy flavor, multitude of ripe peaches and apricots. Also on Plus!
    Finish rounder, with sugar, vanilla and cherry compote. Cool!!!
    For a drop of water, I would add an additional 3 points to the total.
    To sum up with a drop of water ... (23.5; 24; 23.5; 22) 93 points!

    It's a pity that it was only a small sample, I'd love to buy a bottle, unfortunately its cost is higher than my current budget. I am writing this Glentroes 19 YO to my notebook in the section "Must be purchased ... As soon as I win the main prize in Totolotka!"
    • Nose
      floral, wine, sweet, very fruity, cherry, juicy peach, ripe plums, vanilla, delicate oak
    • Taste
      creamy, sweet, candy, vanilla, honeydew apples, apricot, raisins, peach syrup, delicate oak bitterness
    • Finish
      long, sweet, stewed apricots with ripe plums, a warming tip, notes of oak and a taste of chili

  2. dram-drinker scored this whisky 91 points Photo Moderator

    Pretty surprising good - fresh, fruity, good complexity and balance - very good!
    • Nose
      90 90
      Malty, fruity, dry hay, yellow fruits, citric, peach, apple, pineapple, honeydew, little vanilla - pretty good
    • Taste
      92 92
      Little punchy, oily, sirupy, good sweetness, fresh fruity, apple, pear, melon, banana, some banana, spices, pepper, ginger - very good
    • Finish
      91 91
      Long, warm, zesty, spicy, fruity

  3. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Great nose and palate
    a sniffing whisky
    the finish disappointed
    no water to give !!
    • Nose
      Vanilla becomes more, caramel, green apple, sweet chewing gum, light oak goes well with the time and comes to the fore, peach, bananas in the background
    • Taste
      full and round on the palate
      sweet fruits, light rice waffles, caramel, very light oak, light malt, sweet, spicy, becomes tart
    • Finish
      rather short
      well, nothing except oak and sweetness

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