Signatory

The Glenrothes

1968, 32 Years Old

ABV 50.5%
REVIEWED Issue 15
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Specifications
Brand: The Glenrothes, Signatory
Expression: 1968, 32 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 32 years old
ABV: 50.5%
Country/Region: Scotland / Speyside
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Tasting notes
Taster   Jim Murray
Nose: Mildly citrussy and herbal. The minty malt is lovingly tendered by some delightful oak. Very well balanced.
Palate: A wave of sweet malt is retained by a waxy body; mouth-watering and amazingly fresh for its age.
Finish: Deft vanilla oak slowly dries the sweet malt. Lots of cream toffee to finish.
Comment: An amazingly relaxed malt for such great age; delicate and understated. Impressive.
8.5
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Less aromatic than the 1987. Less spicy, too. A hint of peat.
Palate: Quite syrupy and lively. Icing sugar. Mince pies in front of a log fire.
Finish: Cough sweets. Dusty spiciness. Warming.
Comment: Less soft than the younger expression. A drier, more robust, expression.
8.0
Visit the distillery
Glenrothes Distillery, Burnside Street, Rothes, Moray, Speyside, Scotland
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