Bottle - Cask # 9.73, Frighteningly easy to drink
Cask No. 9.73, Frighteningly easy to drink
Frighteningly easy to drink

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Cask No. 9.73 Sweet, fruity & mellow

Frighteningly easy to drink

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For some, the nose indicated leather books on polished oak tables and, somehow connected with that, tobacco, white pepper and Murray mints; most of us found fresh, fruity sweetness (Bounty Bars, apricot Danish, Twizzle lollies, sherbet). The palate was a beautiful mix of dark chocolate, glacé cherries and dates with tingling lemon and tonic, spicy chilli, leather and wood – intense flavours yet mellow at the same time.

Water brought a complete afternoon tea to the nose (marshmallows, fruit scones, clotted cream, Garibaldi’s and Jammy Dodgers). The palate developed lemon French Fancies and flapjacks – frighteningly easy to drink. From Rothes’ first distillery.

Age 16
Date Distilled April 1997
Cask Type Refill barrel
Region Speyside
Outturn 325 bottles
ABV 57.0 %