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Overall rating
85.00/100
votes
24
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Alambic Classique (AC)
Bottling serie
Special Vintage Selection
Vintage
1990
Bottled
2013
Stated Age
23 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Cask
Casknumber
13306
Number of bottles
143
Strength
58.7 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 700 ml
Added on
05 May 2013 8:36 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 119.00

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24 × member ratings

23 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenrothes 1990 AC

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.00 points

  1. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    a malt with rough edges
    I have to deal with it
    I liked it
    • Nose
      soft, earthy, slightly oak, licorice, nutty
      with water: tobacco
    • Taste
      very strong on the palate
      Oak, bitter, wax, dark chocolate 75% and more
      with water: caramel, gum
    • Finish
      long
      slightly musty, oak

  2. Mannix65 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  3. Mannix65 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Need a few drops of water, but beware! Not too many, because it watered down quite quickly
    • Nose
      Sherry, red grapes, raisins, wood and leather, furniture polish, shoe polish, dark chocolate with cranberries, ripe plums
    • Taste
      Sherry, leather, spices, hints of Maggi seasoning
    • Finish
      medium

  4. addyhd scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. Ivynor scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    A dry sherry quite difficult to tackle, and unfortunately too much sulfur.
    • Nose
      Dry Sherry, very dry even. Wood, spices, bitter almond, and above all, it's pretty sulfur ... Empty glass smells like gunpowder
    • Taste
      Too much sulfur. Hard to detect something behind. A little leather, wood, hazelnut, a lot of spices. Very little sweet.
    • Finish
      Wood, spices, sulfur.

  6. tomy63 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    A sherry a little too sweet, lacking complexity, easy to drink nonetheless.
    • Nose
      very expressive, at the first nose I feel that it is not the kind of sherry I like, a lot of sweet caramel, chocolate, brown sugar, dried fruits, a little sulfur.
    • Taste
      very sweet for 58%, well marked by sherry, a little less sweet than the nose foresaw, but it is more PX than oloroso, chocolate, caramel, many spices (cinnamon, clove), dried fruit, cake, orange.
    • Finish
      good length, on spices and dried fruits. The empty glass leaves a little sulfur again.

  7. Falnor scored this whisky 63 points Connoisseur

    Sour rubber, plastic and some burned sherry. Harsh off notes to a dram that should have been nice on paper.

  8. C.H.M. scored this whisky 91 points Member Senior

    very complex, spicy, sweet, fruity

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