Whisky Glenrothes, "Alba Reserve" Single Speyside Malt, gift box with 2 glasses, 700 ml
Whiskey light golden color with a pale yellow tinge.
Whiskey has a very soft, balanced taste, delicious captivating tones creme brulee and ripe berries. The smooth finish of medium length disclosed notes of sweet vanilla and coconut.
The aroma of whiskey charms fresh floral tones in harmony with notes of coconut and vanilla.
Due to the mild, sweet taste, whiskey ideal as a long drink. He will be able to deliver to the owner a real pleasure, to use it according to the Scottish "Rule five« S »: Sight, Smell, Swish, Swallow, Splash. First you need to evaluate the color of the drink, then make a few circular motions glass to reveal aromas, savor the taste and only then swallow. True connoisseurs added to the whiskey just a few drops of water to taste and flavors sparkle with new faces, but in no case do not drink it with ice, as cold whiskey loses most of its characteristics. Much attention is paid to the shape of the glass, it is best to drink whiskey glasses of cognac or tulip shape, warming drink warm his hands.
One of the novelties in the line is an excellent Glenrothes whiskey "Alba Reserve", which is held only in barrels made of white American oak. Precisely because of this whiskey and got its name because in Latin sounds like white oak Quercus Alba. Exceptional softness whiskey Alba Reserve shall very slow process of double distillation in high alembic, and its unique taste with delicious notes of vanilla, coconut and creamy creme brulee it acquires in the course of aging in barrels of bourbon. For the first time taking part in such a prestigious international competitions such as the "San Francisco World Spirits Competition", in 2010, "Alba Reserve" won the top award "Double Gold", indicating that the highest quality of this magnificent single malt whiskey.
Also noteworthy is the fact that "Alba Reserve" can confidently be called kosher, because John Ramsay developed it specifically for whiskey lovers who adhere to Orthodox Judaism. The whole process of making whiskey that has been approved by a rabbi Padva in March 2009, as evidenced by the London Beth Din print on the back label whiskey.
Glenrothes - one of the five distilleries city Dafftaun - began work in 1878, and in December 1879 was released the first of whiskey. Among the founders of Glenrothes was William Grant, who would later open a distillery William Grant. Glenrothes factory caught fire several times. As a result, the first fire in 1922, 200,000 gallons of aged whiskey poured from the burning warehouse in the creek Burn of Rothes. After the second fire in 1962 the factory was rebuilt and made some reorganization. Glenrothes today - a modern distillery, which is equipped with 10 distillation cubes.
Masters Glenrothes create perfect malt whiskey, which has a great flavor, texture and body, which absorbed the taste of the best barley Speyside region, the aroma of American and Spanish oak barrels. It is no coincidence it is the basis of such wonderful whiskeys like Cutty Sark, The Famous Grouse, White Horse. Title malts used in the production, keeps winemakers Glenrothes in secret and passed down from generation to generation. Clean water is taken only from two sources - Ardcanny and Brauchhill, located near the plant. The slow process of distillation in high fixed copper tanks attached Glenrothes whiskey characteristic spirit - sweet, fruity and elegant.