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The Glenrothes 25 Years Old Tasting notes and reviews

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The Glenrothes 25 Years Old

The Glenrothes 25 Years Old
Brand
The Glenrothes
Expression
25 Years Old
Type
Scotch Whisky
Age
25 years old
Abv
43.00%
Produced at
Glenrothes Distillery
Region
Speyside
Website
www.glenrotheswhisky.com
Availability
Travel Retail

World Whiskies Awards 2008
World's Best New Release

Medium amber hue with a nice light malty nose. This clean and accessible malt has an interesting and layered flavour profile of almonds, sherry, malted barley, chocolate, dried plum and iodine. The finish is long and equally layered – hearty with a bit of heat. ~ Mike Miller

Sherry and fruit notes. Rich, creamy body. Some oak. Beautifully balanced. ~ William Dowd

Elegant, rich and deep. Earthy, sylvestry. Wet moss, mushrooms opening on indoor aromas. Gingerbread. honey, toffee. Superb dovetailing aromatic display. Full bodied. Rich intense sherry notes. Oak shines through dried fruit flavours. Intense liquorice flavours. Beautiful. A Speyside laird. ~ Martine Nouyet

Sweet and floral, blackcurrant Starburst, candy on the nose. Barley sugar, grapefruit and lemon. Nice balance of fruit, spice and an underlay of wispy smoke to finish. ~ Dominic Roskrow

Dave Broom

92
Nose
Mature and fruity with raisin,fruit pie,straw,malt loaf,dunnage warehouse,lightly fungal yet still fresh. Lightly smoked,rich thick fruits,waxed floors.Complex.
Palate
Thick, firm and dry with gripping tannins. Opens slowly.Big, mushroom/truffle notes. No water needed,but time is vital.
Finish
Becomes sweeter and more gentle. Touch of vanilla pod and dried orange peel.
Comment
Slow,elegant and complex.

Martine Nouet

88
Nose
Deep,warm. A citrussy kaleidoscope. Gingerbread. Candied orange. Bergamot. Cedar. A distant scent of burning embers. Orange custard.
Palate
Silky. Round, luscious; the citrussy profile blooms,framed by an elegant oak dryness.
Finish
Harmonious,oak driven in a delicate way. A pleasant peppery dust feel.
Comment
A rich,rewarding wintery dram. Amazing balance.
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