Review #24: The Single Cask Glenrothes 1997 19 Years Old #T497

This review focuses on the second of two delicious expressions of Glenrothes and this was distilled in 1997, matured in a first fill sherry hogshead and bottled at a cask strength abv of 58% in 2017.


So, let's dive right into the review!


The Single Cask Glenrothes 1997 19 Years Old #T497 (58% abv)


Nose: Slight alcohol hints coupled with black pepper, red fruits, light sherry and cinnamon. Slightly meaty, with hints of worn leather and tobacco pouch.   Palate: Sweet, rich and rounded, with sherry traces, black pepper, oak and meaty hints combining well. Nutmeg and cinnamon develop over time. A big and bold mouthfeel.   Finish: Long and lingering on the finish, with the sweetness and wood spices in control alongside the oak and black pepper.


This expression is sold out worldwide.

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