SKU: 152800_DL

Glenrothes Rare 1978 30yo

$1,500.00

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Description

The Glenrothes vintage bottlings represent the Master Distiller's top selections from the warehouse at a given point in time. This 1978 limited edition was distilled in November and bottled in 2008 at 43% Alc./Vol.

Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2015 review: Over ripe gooseberries mixed with dry tobacco; suet pudding and vanilla pods; attractively intriguing; relaxed, lush barley coats the mouth with a muscovado sugar edge; mushy sultana and toasty oak; sheer - and delicious - entertainment. 90.5 points

Bottled from a small selection of casks filled in 1978, this single malt was one of the last to be released from the Glenrothes vintage range, which is drawn from about 2% of the casks produced by the distillery. Despite the Glenrothes distillery's large production capacity, much of the whisky is used in blends such as the Famous Grouse or Cutty Sark. 

Specifications

SKU 152800_DL
Shipping Weight 2.0000kg
Type Whisky

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