(Distilled March '73, bottled July 2000).
I recently saw this in Sydney at $AUS130, which is about 40 pounds, or $US60.
For a 27yo malt, that's a very low price here in Australia
the 1973 is a good choice for a Glenrothes. In Germany it costs 77 Euro.
At a tasting session I had the chance to compare it with several other bottlings of Glenrothes: 1981 OB, 1989 OB and the Unchillfiltered Collection 1990 Sherrybutt from Signatory. The 1973 was my favourite - full bodied and spicy with a satisfying sherrycharacter that you would not think it´s 27 years old, the 1981 was too shallow imho
The 1989 is OK but you will recognize its low age. Try the Signatory bottling - it´s superb, at the same cost as the 1989 OB
the better choice (37 Euro)
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