Glen Scotia 1977 A. D. Rattray
Added on Saturday, Mar 12, 2011 at 09:53 PM
  Bottler: A. D. Rattray
  Age: 33 yrs Type: Scotch
  Vintage: 1977 Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 57.00 % Region: Campbeltown
  Price: N/A Availability: Collectors Only

Sherry hogshead.  Cask 985.  195 Bottles.  Dist. April 28, 1977   Bottled May 6, 2010

Original price around $200. 

Member Ratings and Notes
N: Plum sauce, beef jerky, something burnt, but not sure what...  Definitely some wood but well integrated, spicy wood.  Changes on you, now I get some buttery notes, green wood.
P: Strawberry (really), but not fresh, more like a synthetic version, like strawberry Robitussin (do they make that?).   It's actually quite dry but still a massive sherry bomb, which I think is what sets it apart.
F: Has an effervescent quality to it, quite punchy, fruit dessert sauce.
A very unique cask.   
WOW is this fantastic. Super-fruity and deeply rich palate, with a spice-crescendo finish that also has a bit of a minty-fresh feeling.  Yeah, that's kind of a typical description of a highly-sherried and very aged single malt, but this is the best embodiment of it. At least, one of the best that I've come across.  
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