The Glenrothes 1995

Single Malt

The Glenrothes // Speyside, Scotland

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    91
  • Avg. Rating

    3.88
    3 out of 5 stars
    ( 127 )

This was the first vintage produced with the intention of laying it down as strictly a single malt and not for blending. Bottled in 2011, this whisky is 16 years old aged 30% in 1st fill sherry and remainder in refilled ex-bourbon casks.

  • age
    16
  • abv
    43.0
  • Single Malt
    Distilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
  • Cask Type
    70% refill ex bourbon, 30% 1st fill sherry from European and American oak

Tasting Notes

"For those that like their whiskies on the sweet side, step right up. This is a creamy and rich whisky with notes of almond covered toffee. Ripe apple fruits covered with cinnamon syrup and hints of orange zest round out the flavor profile."

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Flavor Profile

Sweet & Fruity