Overall rating
Single Malt
Alambic Classique (AC)
Bottling serie
Special Vintage Selection
Stated Age
23 years old
Oloroso Sherry Cask
Number of bottles
58.7 % Vol.
50 ml 700 ml
Added on
05 May 2013 8:36 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 119.00

6 × in wishlist

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
      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

  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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