Glenrothes 1998

The Glenrothes Glenrothes 1998

(0.7l, 43%)


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A moment captured forever in a bottle.

The Glenrothes distillery was founded in 1879 by the burn of Rothes in Speyside. The distillery is interesting because it determines the maturity of their expressions by the vintage, not the age. This means they bottle vintages by year, rather than mixing expressions by several years. As a collector, this allows you to enjoy and appreciate each vintage for what it is, a moment captured forever in a bottle.

Glenrothes Vintage 1998 replaces the 1994 vintage as their core expression. It’s been noted by the master distiller as the Conversation Dram - perfect for an evening with kindred spirits.
  • Category
  • Style
    Single Malt Whisky
  • Region
  • Country
    United Kingdom, Scotland
  • Alcohol
    43%
  • Distillery
  • Age
    10 Year Old

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sweet vanilla
caramel
citrus
cinnamon
spicy
honey
apple
butter
fruit
What does Glenrothes 1998 taste like?

The Flavour Spiral™ shows the most common flavours that you'll taste in Glenrothes 1998 and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavour Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.
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Scotch Whisky is almost never aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation, while many times ageing process and flavour finishing is concluded in various wine casks, such as sherry or port.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Colour 
Medium gold.
 
Smell / Nose / Aroma
Rich, spicy vanilla, golden syrup and lemongrass, dry flowers, cereals and butter caramel / toffee.
 

Flavour / Taste / Palate
Soft, mature, sweet vanilla with a hint of cinnamon, honey, fruity marmalade and apple.
 

Finish
Smooth, long.


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Ratings & Reviews
guest
guest,
Great 10 year old speyside!
 
Charles
Charles,
Nice spice followed by little burn
 
Eric
Eric,
One of mt favourites. Vanilla, soft, creamy. Wonderfull!
 
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