This Glenrothes expression has a real provenance.
The Vintage 1995 was the first ever Vintage specifically laid in cask with the intention of, when mature, bottling as The Glenrothes.
With about 30% from first fill American Sherry oak delivering butterscotch: Spice and dried fruits from 1st fill Spanish Sherry oak and the rest from refill casks giving the characteristic Glenrothes balance and complexity of flavour.
Nose: Floral, citrus and butterscotch notes with a hint of spicy white pepper and cedar-wood syrup
Palate: Rich, sweet, soft fruit flavour, leading to a rich spiciness.
Finish: Sugared citrus peel soft fruits, medium dry with abundant spices.
Tasting Notes Courtesy of the Distillery.