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Whisky: Glenrothes 1978-2008
Serie: Reserve
Age: 30 years
Type: Single malt
Distilled: 27-08-1978
Bottled: 27-08-2008
Cask Type: Refill sherry butt
Cask #: 19236
Strength: 59,9%
Distillery: Glenrothes Distillery
Bottler: Gordon & MacPhail
Country: Scotland: Speyside
Date: 05-10-2013
Nose: Vanilla, sherry, dried cherries, perfumy, honey, wood, resin.
Flavour: Sweet, sherry, sweet fruits, vanilla, salty, peppery, lots of wood, very spicy, quite some spices. Powerful finish.
Body: Slightly granular, round oily, full.
Comments: I didn't know it was possible, but it's almost too powerful. It's full and powerful like a powerhouse, which is fine by me but won't appeal to everyone's taste.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ +--- (9.25)
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