Overall rating
92.25/100
votes
13
Whiskybase ID
WB99376
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
Rare Reserve
Vintage
1968
Bottled
2000
Stated Age
32 years old
Casktype
Oak Cask
Casknumber
9973
Number of bottles
224
Strength
50.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
10 aug 2017 6:26 pm by Menko
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 1772.78

5 × in wishlist

13 × member ratings

10 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Glenrothes 1968 SV

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 92.25 points.

  1. DannyDram scored this whisky 94 points Connoisseur

    Lots of depth and tension, very well balanced and intense.
    • Nose
      94 94
      Muscat grape, tropical fruits, bitter orange, caramel, vanilla, candy, pencil, oak wood, tobacco, white pepper. Very well balanced, pronounced intensity.
    • Taste
      94 94
      Lemon, caramel, vanilla, tobacco, chocolate, fruit salad, spicy, cinnamon, ginger, pepper, oak. Very well balanced, pronounced aroma pressure, very nice texture, warming, tender, creamy, honey sweetness, pronounced body
    • Finish
      93 93
      Caramel, chocolate, white pepper, subtle floral notes, oak wood. Long finish, very nice finish

  2. detachedblue scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Waxy and mineral, sweet custard, vanilla cream, salted caramel, milk
    • Taste
      Thick, salted caramel, intensive floral notes, inky sugar, sweet, raisins maybe? Chalk.
    • Finish
      Vanilla, custards, yellow flowers.

  3. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Lots of fruits, honey, custard cream, very good, very close indeed to the 73 speysiders

  4. dram-drinker scored this whisky 93 points Photo Moderator

    Pretty powerful and very fruity, reminds on some great "undisclosed" Speysiders from 1973 - fantastic!
    • Nose
      94 94
      Intense, tropical fruits, mango, pineapple, but also apples, pears and some citrus fruits, honeydew, whiffs of fine oak wood, hints of spices, cloves, pepper - great!
    • Taste
      93 93
      Punchy, oily, creamy, subtle sweetness, fruity, more tropical fruits, bananas too, citric, hints of vanilla, more spices, more peppery, ginger, oak wood - excellent!
    • Finish
      92 92
      Long, warm, fruity, not drying

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