Glenrothes 1996 DR

Overall rating
86.33/100
votes
26
Whiskybase ID
WB90208
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
A.D. Rattray (DR)
Bottling serie
Individual Cask Bottling
Vintage
11.07.1996
Bottled
12.10.2016
Stated Age
20 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
16
Number of bottles
359
Strength
52.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
07 dec 2016 9:55 pm by Astrid
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 131.60

2 × in wishlist

26 × member ratings

18 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Glenrothes 1996 DR

6 users have left 6 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 86.33 points.

  1. Abadon05 scored this whisky 73 points Expert Senior

    Phew, certainly well priced. But not any more.
    It gets a little better over time. But well, hardly any barrel influence and a bit flat. Water makes it a little better. Orange in particular then comes out very strongly.
    • Nose
      68 68
      Light cheese (foot) note. Earthy and honey. Earth from a rainy autumn day. A little apple over time.
      Slight stinging from the alcohol
    • Taste
      73 73
      More fruity and more pleasant than the nose.
      Apple (rings), some lemon, honey and vanilla
    • Finish
      77 77
      Medium-long finish. A little dry.

  2. ThinLizzy scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. Issie did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Lemon, honey, earth, apple
      after some time there is still some peach
    • Taste
      Honey, apple, herbs, lemon, wood, earth, some pepper

  4. Joband scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    A perfect execution of a sweet- style, ex-bourbon whisky.
    • Nose
      89 89
      Nose is cerealy, tart-like and lemony. Quite simple but pretty perfect as it is.
    • Taste
      88 88
      The taste keeps all the promises of the nose. Pure lemon meringue. In one word: "Gourmand'!
    • Finish
      89 89
      Long and steady finish. Just perfect.

  5. coldsun scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Very great for nose. Has a difficult flavors of berries, plums, corn. Taste is very rich and new notes may be discovered from sip to sip. Finish is very long and stable.

  6. MadScientist scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      80 80

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