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Glendronach 1971

Overall rating
92.68/100
votes
117
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask - Batch 1
Vintage
25.02.1971
Bottled
07.2009
Stated Age
38 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Butt
Casknumber
483
Number of bottles
544
Strength
49.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
18 Sep 2009 4:32 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 1699,85

32 × in wishlist

117 × member ratings

91 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 1971

13 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 92.68 points

  1. penumbra scored this whisky 92 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      Deeper than 20+ Donna, the black fruit dried fruit, salted fruit, syrup, oloroso, dried tangerine peel, plum, honey, woven with a little sulphur, squid, fennel, pepper, Allspice, damp old oak with plum fruit, powdered baked nuts, yellow curry powder?

      Still familiar formula, or familiar taste, oloroso characteristics are not too prominent, the salt and sulfur that play the role of the scent and the thick dried fruit and oak taste complement each other, the Dolly Shirley barrel has a special feature is high Very dry woody smells are rare in the year, which is quite commendable.
    • Taste
      Small sweet water, Shirley soup, oak slag, slightly tannins with rubber, melon scoop, kumquat lemon tea, black chocolate, coffee, the tail has a comfortable slightly sour taste.

      Sophisticated balance, enter the hall, get the kitchen.
    • Finish
      Long-lasting, aromatic woody, dark fruit, black and oily.

      Time gave everything and took away some.

  2. Kenn did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Whiskyauction.com 05-2018 €1548,00

  3. Kenn did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    01-2018 € 1155,00

  4. Kenn did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    whiskyauction.com 11-2017 €1216

  5. Kenn did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    whiskyauction.com 01-2017 €1009

  6. Amsterdam did not rate this whisky Specialist

    Batch 1 contains the following bottles:           

    1971 cask 483
    1972 cask 719
    1992 cask 1140
    1993 cask 523
    1996 cask 193

  7. mds51 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Sold on Whiskyauction.com:

    06.2015 - 820€

    04.2016 - 1200€

  8. Zumbar scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      94 94

  9. barryfox915 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Colour: Amber
    Nose: Rich, intense, spicy, on vegetal condiment, orange,
    tangerine and some honey sweetness. More marked by the sherry than the 1972.
    Taste: Mellow, spicy, intense, slightly tannic, on berries,
    tangerine, orange and some papaya. The finish is long, slightly dry, tannic and
    rubbery.
    General Impression: An excellent GlenDronach. Even if the
    1972 was darker, the influence of the sherry is stronger in the 1971, with more
    spices and also more tannins.

    http://www.whisky-news.com/En/tasting13.html#11dec09

     

     

  10. Prof.Schoof did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 800 € at Whiskyauction in March 2015

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