- Single Malt
- Distillery Bottling
- Bottling serie
- Limited Edition
- Stated Age
- 16 years old
- Oloroso Butt
- Number of bottles
- 60.8 % Vol.
- 700 ml
- Bottled for
- Added on
- 26 Aug 2009 9:13 pm
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Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 1992
7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.17 points
- This cask was split in 3 releases.
The other 2 are
- From Whiskyfun:
Glendronach 16yo 1992/2009 (60.8%, OB for Versailles Dranken Nijmegen, Holland, 306 bottles) Colour: dark amber. Nose: more oak in this one and rather less gunpowder. Something earthy, something roasted. Aromatic herbs, chives. Quite beautiful clean dry sherry so far. With water: superb, classic! Very old balsamic vinegar, old rancio, whiffs of wood (pencil shavings). Mouth (neat): very rich and creamy, close to a great rum in a certain way. Cane sugar, Demerara sugar, liquorice and blackcurrant jelly plus cloves and pepper and quite some oak (or toasted bread). With water: resembles the 1996 now but always with these notes of dark rum. Finish: long, lively, fruity, less thick than expected. Comments: an extravagant dram that has quite a reputation – it’s deserved in my opinion. I like it even better than the first time I tried it. SGP:551- 90 points.
- A nice and captivating nose for who can wait for it. On the other hand the mouth remains straight. Sherry monster from sherry monster!
Spices, chocolate, cherry-prune. After a long aeration, precious woods and tobacco
Massive !! A ton of caramel, spices. Very dry. A little citrus. Astringent and woody. Looks like rum in some ways
Long on wood and tobacco
- Well, here we are in the presence of
Nose: A sherry very present, intense and deep (a little too "heavy for my taste"), notes of €
Palate: a little astringent at the beginning (have my teeth and my gums), slightly woody and here we really feel the 60.8
Final: very long with a retro-olfaction that lasts over and over again
- This whisky needs water, badly. But too much water and the only taste I can taste is a diluted one.
Neat: Very powerful, tingling nose feeling. But so fruity and sweet. Water: Less strong, and the fruity notes just keep on coming, peach, apples and maybe mellon.
Neat: So strong flavors, burns my taste buds to the other side of town. Wool and damp basement.
Water: Smooth and easy to drink, but the nice attack is gone.
Neat: Very long finish, I can feel it in throat forever.
Water: Medium long now, with peppery flavors.
- An excellent sherry monster. Not a dram everyday, for sure, and not a dram for people in a hurry so you have to give him time to get round in the glass (not to mention the bottle opened for months!). But this is a superb digestive that is offered to you. Surprisingly considering the degree, I prefer it dry.
It requires a long aeration to allow the most aggressive alcohol vapors to fly away. Intensely sherry, it is marked by very nice citrus notes (blood orange juice and tangerine). The wood is present, no doubt the barrel was very active. There are odors of sawdust, a bit of varnish and encaustic. Then fresher, slightly minty notes appear before finally the gourmet aspects of sherry emerge, on the toffee in particular. A rich and complex nose. With water: substantially the same profile, with perhaps a more pronounced fruity, on acidulous red fruits (cherry cherry) and always these citrus notes. Some hints of leather are also day.
First remark: there are high voltage volts! Passed the first slap, it is a very fat malt, even velvety, that one has in mouth, agreeably woody and tannic, and in which one finds the pretty citrus of the nose. In small sips, it is surprised to go down dry with great pleasure. The end of mouth has an astringency that sticks well to the profile and is absolutely not embarrassing. With water: the corners are rounded, the alcohol less burning but the texture in the mouth is also less thick. The tannic bitterness is also more marked.
Long and intense, always with blood orange and woody very well controlled, which is more present after adding water.