Whisky Glenrothes Single Speyside Malt, 1978, 700 ml
- Year: 1978
- Volume: 700 ml
- Barrel aging:
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Has a deep color of polished copper.
Glenrothes 1978 with a rich balanced taste, which reveals notes of oak, vanilla, white chocolate and light nuances of smoke. Long rich finish charms sweet fruity notes combined with the warm tones of spices.
In rich aroma foreground sound notes of plums, dried fruits and spices, gradually being supplemented with oak tones and colors.
Due to the mild, sweet taste whiskey Glenrothes ideal as a long drink. He will be able to deliver to the owner at the present 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. Flavorful cigar will be a welcome addition to the Glenrothes 1978.
Each vintage whiskey Glenrothes has unique individual characteristics and is available in limited quantities, today many of them have already been sold and occupy a worthy place in the collections of whiskey connoisseurs.
Glenrothes 1978 was made from the finest malt at the peak of ripeness, which picked up one of the best masters of Scotland - John Ramsay. It was supposed to be the last whiskey produced by Glenroyts in 70 years, as the number of unique barrels of sherry for its exposure was very limited, but still got one barrel of whiskey in 1979. This is a great single malt thirty years spent in prison before January 7, 2008 was bottled in order to maintain its unique smooth taste with hints of fruit, spice and chocolate. Before bottling whiskey filtered and blended, and the fortress of 43% was acquired by them naturally with age.
In 2008 Glenrothes 1978 won the gold medal at the prestigious The Scotch Whisky Master and was awarded the title of Best Speyside Single at the awards ceremony World Whiskies Awards.