Rosebank Distillery (Closed 1993)
Like lace on the palate. Treat carefully.
The Cooper's Choice
Vintage Malt Whisky Co.
1992, 12 Years Old
Year of Bottling
Nose: Floral. American cream soda, fizzy sherbet, lemonade. A little water concentrates the aroma well. Has delicate complexity and a dry edge.
Palate: Fragrant. Icing sugar, elderflower, polished wood. Light and rather fragile.
Finish: Sweet. Grapes dusted with icing sugar.
Comment: Like lace on the palate. Treat carefully.
Nose: Insistent pepper and some malt.
Palate: Some initial smoke, unexpected weightiness, quite mouhtcoating and malty. Pears, mixed spice, and melon - especially when reduced.
Finish: Hot, salt, with oak notes lingering.
Comment: Perhaps 12 years in the cask is slightly too long for most Rosebanks. This does not seem a particularly well-behaved example.
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