Type: Single Malt
Score: 97 points
John Ramsay created this as his final release before retiring as the master blender for The Glenrothes, using casks from 1977, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1985, 1986, and 1987. It’s a meditative, complex, and amazing whisky, with a nose that mixes honey, vanilla, brown sugar, molasses, hazelnut, nutmeg, and gorse bushes. The taste has a great, thick nectar-like mouthfeel with dried orange peel, licorice, a touch of cinnamon, rose petals, floral notes, and vanilla. The finish has notes of brandied orange peel, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice. Truly an amazing dram!