Category: Speyside single malt whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
A single cask (No. 30.74) bottling by The Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Glenrothes Speyside Scotch single malt whisky. Distilled 27th March 2001 and aged 11 years in a refill port pipe which yielded 767 bottles released in November 2012.
Sampled on 19/11/2012
Clear, blush gold with burnished copper highlights.
Red wine and armagnac-like with strawberry jam, fruit cake, cherries steeped in oily grappa. Water releases dried fruit and nuts.
Slightly sweet with pronounced wine and brandy notes, blackened raisony fruit cake, plum jam and faint whisper of struck match.
Brandy-like finish with stewed red fruit, fruit loaf and lingering red pepper corns.
Closure: Natural cork stopper