Glendronach Cask Strength

Category Single Malt from Highlands, Scotland
Distillery
District Eastern Highlands
Bottler Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie Batch 1
Bottled 2012
Casktype Vatting of Oloroso & Pedro Ximenez Casks
Strength 54.8 % Vol.
Number of bottles 12000
Size 700 ml
Bottle code LF11303
Barcode 5060088795101
Price 120,00$ 152,40£ 94,80
Uncolored Non-chillfiltered Cask Strength
Whisky_Wolf Review note
about a week ago
Whisky_Wolf gave this whisky 87 points
Weighted Rate
87
Nose
89
Initial taste
86
Body
87
Finish
88
Price
86
Presentation
87
Murmelkasten Review note
about a month ago
Murmelkasten gave this whisky 87 points
Weighted Rate
87
Nose
88
Initial taste
86
Body
86
Finish
87
Price
90
Presentation
87
jpofnorway Tasting note
about a month ago
jpofnorway gave this whisky 92 points
Color
Chestnutoloroso sherry
Nose

Cherry and strawberry jam.  Orange marmalade.  A hint of mint and pepper.  Definitely chocolate and a really nice sweetness.  Quite spicy, but I think a tad less heavy-handed on the spices than for instance the Aberlour A’bunadh (94)

Taste

Juicy at first, but slightly tannic and quick drying. Dark dried fruits (raisin, orange, plum, fig) and again very sweet.  Hints of tobacco and damp woods.  Now the spices are nipping at the tongue. Lovely! (93) 

Finish

Long and perfect, just the way I like it. (92)

Comments
jpofnorway Review note
about a month ago
jpofnorway gave this whisky 92 points
Weighted Rate
92
Nose
94
Initial taste
93
Body
91
Finish
92
Price
89
Presentation
90
Xstream Review note
about a month ago
Xstream gave this whisky 92 points

This is like the Octarine (which is very nice too) on steroids. Fruity, from more fresh to ripe towards the finish, with white & milk chocolate, honey, toffee, caramel and mild spices. With a mouth watering finish.

Weighted Rate
92
Nose
95
Initial taste
92
Body
92
Finish
97
Price
80
Presentation
90
whioli Review note
a couple of months ago
whioli gave this whisky 90 points
Weighted Rate
90
Nose
90
Initial taste
90
Body
90
Finish
90
Price
93
Presentation
88
ricallende Review note
less than a year ago
ricallende gave this whisky 91 points
Weighted Rate
91
Nose
92
Initial taste
90
Body
91
Finish
92
Price
92
Presentation
92
Angelos Tasting note
less than a year ago
Angelos gave this whisky 90 points
Color
Mahogany
Nose

Oranges, almost zest, some grapefruit, caramel, milk chocolate (Crepes with nutella and grated coconut)

Taste

Ripe oranges, caramel, grapefruit, mild tannins from the oak (european I believe), raisins, strawberries, some cranberries, sweet chocolate

Finish

Medium with some lemon oil, cranberries again, mild tannins

Comments

I believe the whisky for Batch1 is a bit older than those which have been used for Batch 2 + 3. It is just an opinion. It comes more ripe than the other ones! Anyway... Batch 2 remains my favourite one!

Chemist Note
less than a year ago
Chemist gave this whisky 87 points

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HunterRomario Tasting note
less than a year ago
HunterRomario gave this whisky 88 points
Color
Auburn
Nose

Ostrá, sametová, rozinky, čokoláda, ostře kořenitá, skořicová. S vodou zůstává bez výraznější změny aroma. (87 b)

Taste

Bez vody velmi ostrá, suchá, sametově čokoládová. Voda jí pomáhá, pěkně se rozvine, zesládne, objeví se sherry a rozinky. Dozvuk je dlouhý, čokoládový. (89 b)

Finish
Comments

I když má víc alkoholu, než Batch 2, je ostřejší, i s vodou je jak břitva (což mi nevadí, naopak se mi to líbí), ale hutnost a výraznost batch 2 u mě boduje ještě víc. Na body je to u mě 90:88 pro Batch 2. Obě jsou však výborné.

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Low as
€ 105,00

Overall rating
280 member votes
88.48
Average review ratings
Weighted Rate
89.04
Nose - Aroma
90.22
Initial taste
89.00
Body
89.00
Finish
90.00
Price
86.22
Presentation
87.78
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