Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
The Vintage Malt Whisky Co Ltd. (VM)
Bottling serie
The Cooper's Choice
Stated Age
18 years old
Sherry Finish
Number of bottles
52.5 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
08 jul 2014 3:55 pm by laboutiqueduchemin
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 107.00

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Whisky Reviews for Glenrothes 1996 VM

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.19 points

  1. Totoro scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
      Yeasty, lactic, softly sour, with plenty of creamy marzipan notes. Runny honey and raspberries. A dollop of yoghurt?
    • Taste
      85 85
      Nice, multi-layered arrival. Sweetness + spice work in tandem, with mild fruitiness to round things off. More herbal with time.
    • Finish
      82 82
      The fruity sweetness of the finish gives way eventually to more sour/bitter flavors.

  2. dram-drinker scored this whisky 90 points Photo Moderator

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. dram-drinker scored this whisky 90 points Photo Moderator

    Really good if you like chocolate - I mean who doesn't?
    • Nose
      Intense, sherry, dried fruits, red berries, hints of glue solvent - not bad
    • Taste
      Oily, creamy, nutty, milk chocolate galore, hints of fruits, good sweetness - very good
    • Finish
      Long, warm, more spicy, zesty

  4. Calmar scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    An extremely controversial mole - great taste / finish with a bright combination of bourbon and sherry - juicy, powerful, and completely killed fragrance - muffled bourbon motifs with sable sherry derivatives, the only bright spot is juicy berries; However, the taste / finish are worth it to forget about the aroma and drown in the berry-raisin.
    • Nose
        Open, wet, freshly cut wood, raw wood dust, solvent, raw peeled potatoes, furniture varnish, raw cut vegetables - carrots, zucchini, tomato; berry notes - raspberries and strawberries;
    • Taste
      Oily, dense, sweet-raisin, candied ginger, compote of berries - raspberries, strawberries, tropical fruits, dried fruits - dried apricots, prunes, dried pears.
    • Finish
        Continuation of taste - raisins, dried fruits, light berry notes, barely perceptible kvass and dried mushrooms; after some time comes into the arena soft, spicy and sweet oak, greatly enriching the finish.


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