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[Quick review] The Glenrothes - Whisky Maker's Cut 48.8%

I have had this bottle of  the Glenrothes Whisky Maker’s Cut  for a while now and I can’t believe I have never reviewed it fully, so it’s time to get stuck in before the bottle ends up in the recycling! Distillery:  The Glenrothes Bottler:  Distillery Age:  NAS Distilled:  n'a Bottled:  n/a Cask:  first-fill sherry sesonned casks Abv:  48.8% Unchillfiltered:  Yes Natural Colour:  Yes Nb of bottles:  n/a Price: around   £45 Extra:  Part of the Soleo Collection My tasting notes: Nose:  Very Sherry forward, dried fruit, nuts, vanilla, a little orange, caramel, treacle, floral notes too (orange blossom /jasmine), slight oak spice / fresh oak, strawberry jam, a little milk chocolate & hints of leather, sugarcoated almonds. Very inviting! Palate:  Creamy first with spice coming next, walnut, dried oak, milk chocolate with a dusting of bitter cocoa, dark berries, spiced stewed plums, barley sugar, some burnt caramel, a bit of cinnamon, espresso bitterness. Finish:  Warning, nutty, lea