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Review: Connoisseurs Choice – Rosebank 1991 Single Malt Whisky

Posted by Arctic Wolf on August 22, 2010

The Connoisseurs Choice is a series of malt whiskies from various Scottish distilleries many of which are no longer producing whisky.  Boasting over 40 different single malts available from the Scottish regions The sheer variety of styles and flavours of whisky available from Gordon and Macphail’s Connoisseurs range is staggering.

The Rosebank Distillery once produced a lazy laid back style of lowland whisky which was triple distilled for extra smoothness.  The Distillery was closed in 1993 despite being widely recognized as one of the premier distilleries in the lowland region.   Only through independent bottlers such as Gordon and Macphail can we still taste the whisky which was once produced at Rosebank.

Here is a snippet from my review:

“…This is a clean tasting and gentle experience. My palate is tickled with a nice mixture of  warm vanilla, oak spice disguised as citrus, light smoke, and a mildly sweet and punky butterscotch.  The smoke brings forth a light combination of dried raisins and currants…”

You may read the full review here:

Review: Connoisseurs Choice – Rosebank 1991

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