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Overall rating 60 votes 87.10
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Whiskybase.com (WB)
Bottling serie
90.000 bottles on the wall
Vintage
08.10.1997
Bottled
04.04.2017
Calculated age
19 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt
Casknumber
15404
Number of bottles
562
Strength
58.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
01 Dec 2016 8:33 pm by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 90.00

My 4 x 25 ratings

Nose
1
Taste
1
Finish
1
Balance
1

Average 4 x 25 rates

Nose 22
Taste 22
Finish 22
Balance 21

Tastingtags

17 Notes

Whiskywobbler
Member Senior Whiskywobbler Review note
22 Jun 2017 11:58 pm
Whiskywobbler gave this whisky 87 points

Lovely lightly sherried Glenrothes. I find it very back to basic, and delicately complex.

Weighted Rate
87.3
Nose
89
Initial taste
88
Body
89
Finish
87
Price
87
Presentation
80
Zumbar
Expert Senior Zumbar Review note
27 May 2017 6:51 pm
Zumbar gave this whisky 90 points

Very nice, heavily sherried, Glenrothes

Weighted Rate
89.8
Nose
90
Initial taste
90
Body
90
Finish
90
Price
89
Presentation
89
Hvdree
Connoisseur Hvdree Review note
20 May 2017 2:10 pm
Hvdree gave this whisky 88 points
Weighted Rate
88
Nose
88
Initial taste
89
Body
89
Finish
88
Price
89
Presentation
83
Nomnomnomnomnomnom...
theograph
Expert Junior theograph Tasting note
07 Sep 2017 9:57 pm
theograph gave this whisky 88 points
Color
Old gold
Nose

Schöne weiche Sherryaromen, rote kandierte Früchte, Feigen, vielleicht sogar Maulbeeren, eine dezente (angenehme) Säurenote, Nuss und Mandelmarzipan;

Taste

Kräftig und trocken, rote Früchte, ganz deutlich Mandelmarzipan, rohe ungeschälte Mandeln, rote Äpfel, säurebetonte Eiche, angenehm würzig;

Finish

Wärmend, würzig bis herb (die Mandeln), angenehme Eichenfracht, mittel bis lang im Abgang;

Comments

Lovely Sherrywhisky, indeed!

#199 CA
JacobaEd
Connoisseur JacobaEd Review note
05 Aug 2017 10:14 pm
JacobaEd gave this whisky 87 points
Weighted Rate
86.5
Nose
88
Initial taste
86
Body
86
Finish
86
Price
86
Presentation
87
My Collection
Ganga
Member Senior Ganga Review note
28 Jul 2017 6:15 am
Ganga gave this whisky 86 points
Weighted Rate
85.6
Nose
86
Initial taste
85
Body
84
Finish
88
Price
90
Presentation
80
Ganga
Member Senior Ganga Tasting note
28 Jul 2017 6:57 am
Ganga gave this whisky 86 points
Color
Jonquiripe corn
Nose

oaky chardonnay, buttery, pencil shavings?

Taste

sweet gluey character, spicy, oak. leather notes

Finish

long, warm and oaky

Comments

currently don't have a way to add water which I think it needs.  I do like this.

mer1973
Expert Senior mer1973 Review note
26 Jul 2017 3:04 pm
mer1973 gave this whisky 87 points
Weighted Rate
87.1
Nose
87
Initial taste
88
Body
88
Finish
87
Price
85
Presentation
86
My Collection My Collection
KayMeertens
Specialist KayMeertens Tasting note
25 Jul 2017 8:18 pm
KayMeertens gave this whisky 87 points
Color
Amontillad
Nose

Caramel, almond, raisin, fig and hazelnut. Water releases a little banana.

Taste

Cherry, caramel, raisin, fig and pepper. Again some banana when diluted.

Finish

Caramel, apple, fig, roasted nuts, raisin and cherry.

Comments
fgg
Expert Junior fgg Review note
16 Jul 2017 5:31 pm
fgg gave this whisky 90 points
Weighted Rate
90
Nose
92
Initial taste
90
Body
88
Finish
90
Price
92
Presentation
88

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