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Glenrothes 18yr Single Malt Scotch

Glenrothes 18yr Single Malt Scotch

Item # 39536 750mL
$139.99/ Single Bottle
$839.94/ Case of 6
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Region
ABV
43.00%
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Tasting Notes

Aged in a majority of first fill ex-sherry casks fashioned from European oak, this is arguably the most complex of the current core range from GR. Once this dram opens up, their is a wide range of flavors to dive into including mirabelle plums, sultanas, poached anjou pears and spicy ginger. The palate us luscious but more savoury than the aromas with tastes of semi-bitter chocolate, laced with sea salt and espresso grounds.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Scotch

As a synonym for Scottish, some people object to the term “Scotch” – but as far as their whisky goes, the Scottish people are required by law to classify the spirit as “Scotch whisky.”

Scotland

History:
Distillation was brought to Scotland from Ireland by missionary monks in the 6th century. In 1644, the first taxes were imposed on Scottish distillers by England, with the result that most of the nation’s whisky was soon distilled illicitly. With the Parliament’s passing of the “Excise Act” in 1824, licensing fees for distilleries were much cheaper. Distilleries started to take out...

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