Rosebank 20 Years Old Rare Malts Selection 62.3% High Shoulder 1981


4.4 sterren - 2 professionele reviews
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Distileerderij Rosebank
Bottelaar OB
Serie Rare Malts Selection
Gebotteld voor X
Gedistilleerd op 1981
Gebotteld 05.2002
Land Schotland
Streek Lowlands
Leeftijd 20
Cask Type X
Vatnummer X
Alcohol percentage 62.3
Inhoud 0,70
Conditie In Original Wooden Box
Etiket Perfect
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Professionele reviews

BOW (90)

Serge Valentin (88)

Colour: straw. Nose: ouch! A high-octane malt, with a little lemon indeed but so strong that you can’t really nose it just like that, unless you want to ‘suicide your nostrils’. So, with water (at roughly 45%): lots of lemon indeed (including rubbed zests), fresh mint, moss and fern just like in the Daily Dram, a little paraffin and lamp petrol, wet stones… There’s also a little apple juice, beeswax, heather honey… Quite austere and a little ‘rigid’ but very elegant. Excellent but maybe not for everyone. Mouth (neat): more drinkable than noseable at such high strength, very lemony, but let’s not play with our palate. With water: yes, it’s excellent, very elegant, very close to the Daily Dram now. Maybe a little spicier, with more pepper, and certainly less ‘tropically fruity’. Great, long finish, on lemon and high-end green tea, with quite some pepper. Another excellent Rosebank, just a tad less complex than the new Daily Dram.


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