Glenrothes 1997 19yr (Claxtons)
Another single cask example from Claxtons, this time a heavy sherried whisky from Glenrothes.
If you're a regular reader you will know i have issues with heavily sherried drams but this was within my limits with lots of fruity notes along with rich raspberry.
A tasty dram that seems to now be sold out everywhere, yup my backlog and being busy at the day job has meant a lot of that, but keep looking out for more from this independent bottler.
Thanks to Claxton's Spirits for the official sample.
There’s an Immediate fruity richness here which is followed by hints of coal then delicious vanilla infused cream before a hont of those American grape chews.
Again a seriously rich fruitiness with black cherry cake and a covering of 85% dark chocolate and rich fondant icing with a raspberry jam filling.
Lingering with toasted hazelnuts and walnuts.
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