Rosebank 25 Bottling Note
A cask strength official bottling from the Rosebank distillery, distilled in 1981 and matured for 25 years in refill Bourbon casks before bottling as a limited release of just 4,710 bottles.
The nose is fresh and quite oily. Pine oils and caper berries with lemon juice and lime zest. There are notes of iodine and herbal tones with an earthen rooty character. There are hints of cut grass and hay bales with gentle smoke. The palate is very warming and pungent. A profusion of citrus; Limoncello and lime. There are notes of ground almonds and damson jam with oak emerging. The finish is long and crisp with a citric tang on the tail.