Glenrothes TCWC EXM, 1996 20 years 54,5 % 0,7 L, refill sherry hogshead 14, 285 bottles.
The distillery has 10 stills and 20 washbacks and produces 5.5 million liters per year. Most disappears into the blend ‘Cutty Sark’. A special event: In 1922 there was a fire and 700,000 liters of whisky was lost. After the explosion of the barrels the whisky flowed into the river: Burn of Rothes and made the trout were as gentle as lambs and could be caught by hand.
Nose: Classic Speysider, a perfect mix of distilate driven spirit and a nice sherry cask.
Taste: Cooked red fruit with date cake and Oriental spices. Caramel and ligtht chocolate.
Finish: Long and slightly bitter with some oak.