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The Glenrothes 1985 Tasting notes and reviews

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The Glenrothes 1985

Brand
The Glenrothes
Expression
1985
Type
Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
Abv
43.00%
Vintage
1985
Produced at
Glenrothes Distillery
Region
Speyside
Website
www.glenrotheswhisky.com
Availability
USA, UK and selected outlets worldwide

Dave Broom

Nose
Immensely complex and mature with great breadth of aromas. Weighty but with fragrant spice. In time polished oak giving it balancing dryness.
Palate
Layers of complexity with honeyed rich fruits cut through with citrus and spice. Concentrated, luscious, a slow-motion explosion.
Finish
Long, elegant, balanced.
Comment
This is head and shoulders above everything else in this tasting. Fills all the senses.

Arthur Motley

Nose
Raisins, cumin, butter, pot pourri, warm bread. Peshwari Naan filling.
Palate
Raisins and peach syrup. Some European tannins.
Finish
Sweet malt and some grassiness.
Comment
Slight spiciness adds some zing to an otherwise pleasingly sweet dram.
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