Glenrothes 1971

Overall rating
91.33/100
votes
17
Whiskybase ID
WB813
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
29.10.1971
Bottled
2003
Strength
42.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
approved 17.03.2003
Added on
18 nov 2007 1:33 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 447.80

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17 × member ratings

25 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Glenrothes 1971

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 91.33 points.

  1. mika417 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    aroma:
    Sherry woody with nectar and tanned leather Soft and sweet malt scent of souffle-like bechamel sauce at the back of the sherry
    taste:
    Lack of power with a weak body, but it spreads finely with a very smooth texture and penetrates the body Cranberry and Grenadine fruit tea Lightly Sherry Woody adds tannins and astringency to existing elements
    finish:
    Elegant and gentle sherry woodiness A fragrant herb-based bitter taste and flavor, all giving a light and warmth
    comment:
    Is it a good sherry but not a light body to drink? Rather than lacking in power, there is a touch that soaks gently because it is this body
    http://blog.livedoor.jp/soenoh/archives/1072665602.html

  2. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    Beautiful sherry, dark fruits, tobacco, leather , chocolate orange, coffee, mocha, figs, excellent

  3. dram-drinker scored this whisky 94 points Photo Moderator

    An excellent sherry cask, very well matured and balanced, really old style and dangerously drinkable and enjoyable- fantastic!
    Head to head with the 1971 restricted release the restricted release is a bit more fruity, but more into cooked fruits, while this is going more into dried fruits and deeper sherry wood.
    • Nose
      93 93
      Dried fruits, dates, figs, lots of toffee, old wooden cabinet, nutmeg, milk chocolate, pipe tobacco, more spices, even some herbal hints - great!
    • Taste
      95 95
      Oily, creamy, good sweetness, more dried fruits, plums, prunes, spices, more nutmeg, fine sherry wood, coffee, more dark chocolate, little liquorice - excellent!
    • Finish
      94 94
      Long, warm, more punchy, still good balance of fruitiness, sweetnees and sherry wood, really not drying, more toffee - very good!

  4. boborban scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Tasting Notes whisky info Smell: A great "Schnelstk"; Can you smell the whole evening and you always discover something new. From the smell barely distinguishable from the 99er. Taste: Like the '99s, but not quite as rich. Amazing this little difference. Conclusion: Super yummy, almost a dream material ******** (8.5 out of 10)

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