Review: The Glenrothes 1994 VintageMarch 22nd, 2010
This is a nice whisky, but it shows a lighter, more elegant side of Glenrothes. It doesn’t express the rich, opulent notes often shown in Glenrothes (like the 1972 Vintage, for example).
Glenrothes, 1994 Vintage, $43%, $78
Very bright and lively. Nice balance of flavors too. Zesty fruit (lemon, peach, ripe pineapple, golden raisin) on a bed of layered sweetness (creamy vanilla, light honey, lightly toasted marshmallow, and a hint of coconut). Gently dry, delicately spicy, dried citrus finish. Light enough and with enough zing to enjoy before dinner, but it should stand up well enough after dinner too.
Advanced Malt Advocate magazine rating: 87