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Overall rating
83.73/100
votes
24
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Wemyss Malts (Wy)
Bottling serie
Toasted Anise
Vintage
1996
Bottled
2015
Casktype
Hogshead
Number of bottles
401
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
22 Jan 2016 9:53 pm by Gonathras
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 106.47

2 × in wishlist

24 × member ratings

28 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenrothes 1996 Wy

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.73 points

  1. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Very tasty combination of fruit, spice and this anise, nice!
    • Nose
      Directly clear aniseed ginger notes, green fruits, laundry room, honey, angelica
    • Taste
      First apple pie, ginger drops, nutmeg, lemongrass, gentle oak, some anesthetic, tea, very pleasing and yet peculiar, a little pear later, fennel
    • Finish
      Short to medium length, pear, citrus and some dryness

  2. recursiewhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Yet, again a nice expression of Glenrothes. This is quite subtle (maybe even uninteresting) on the nose but on the palate this is lovely, rich and oily. Again this dram needs quite some time to open up and a wee drop of water might help you here.
    All in all a light but interesting Glenrothes.
    • Nose
      A savory, herbal and sweet whisky with aromas of rubber (bicycle tires), glue, red wine, fennel, anise, cumin, copper, ginger, white pepper, grapefruit, malt, grains, honey, berries, macarons, caramel, vanilla, pears, floral tones, hint of apples and a whiff of oak.
    • Taste
      A spicy, sweet and powerful whisky with aromas of white pepper, ginger, anise, fennel, honey, icing sugar, grape seeds, apple, pear, nectarines, berries, tannins, bayleaf, subtle licorice, ghee, olive oil, grass, vanilla and a hint of oak. 
    • Finish
      A medium and dry finish with aromas of tannins, walnut, grape seed, honey, fennel seeds, bitter almond, hint of mint and a hint of oak.

  3. Opeth83 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  4. Georges scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      81 81

  5. Georges scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      White fruit (apples, pears), vanilla, honey, fresh, sweet
    • Taste
      White fruit (apples, pears), vanilla, honey, fresh, sweet
    • Finish
      Medium long, fresh, fruity

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