Glenrothes 20 1997 Signatory Vintage Spec’s Pick

Glenrothes 20 1997 Signatory Vintage Spec's Pick

Price: Discontinued

Distilled/Owned by: Glenrothes / Signatory Vintage

Region: Speyside

51.5% ABV

Aged For: 20 Years (Distilled 1997)

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Cask Type: Undisclosed

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Oloroso Sherry

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Sherry, orchard fruit, honey, ginger, and citrus

Feel:Slightly oily, medium body

Taste: Fruity, with raisins, ginger, oranges, citrus, honey, vanilla, caramel, and nuts

Finish: Warm and lasting, oak and sherry with fruit and coffee notes

Thoughts: Much better than the OB bottlings I have tried of Glenrothes, but nothing too outstanding for a 20 year.

Score: 82 out of 100

Do note that I couldn’t find an exact photo of this bottling.

 

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