Glenrothes 14 yo (2006/2021), Single Cask - Nordic Edition (#5463), 66.3%
Glenrothes 14 yo (2006/2021) Single Cask – Nordic Edition (#5463)
Glenrothes is a Scottish distillery based in the Speyside town of Rothes. The distillery was founded in 1879 by James Stuart and has since created a series of high quality Single Malt Whiskies. Glenrothes 14 yo (2006/2021) Single Cask – Nordic Edition is one of these high quality whiskies. This release – distilled in 2006 and matured in sherry-casks – was bottled in 2021, becoming a their Nordic Edition release. The whisky has a therefore adopted a full-bodied impression of sherry, adding to the depth and complexity. With its 66.3% ABV, it is considered cask strength; delectable and warm whisky that contains the undiluted strength from an individual cask. An excellent bottling!
The Warmth of Glenrothes 14 yo (2006/2021) Single Cask – Nordic Edition (#5463), 66.3%:
Nose: Caramel, liquorice and dark chocolate
Taste: Dark spices, sweet pipe tobacco and leather
Finish: Intense and full-bodied ending
Today, the Scottish Speyside distillery is famous for their fantastic Single Malt Whiskies. They also deliver whisky for some of the most popular Scotch Whisky Blends. The relatively small distillery defied the odds and survived a rough start. The helping hand came from an unexpected benefactor. Read the story of Glenrothes here.