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Glendronach 1971

Overall rating
93.30/100
votes
156
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

€ 2990.00

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156 × member ratings

102 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 1971

18 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.30 points

  1. Sharknose scored this whisky 95 points Expert Junior

    Great malt, more intensive, powerful and interesting than most single cask Glendronachs out there. Very bright and complex - chocolate, cherry syrup, ripe oranges, dried fruits, walnuts, nutmeg, cinnamon and a bit of sourness. One word - great!

  2. Aksiaselts scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Quite strong and spicy. Plenty of sherry, figs, cinnamon and plums. Notes of dark fruits. Nice and powerful.
    Taste: Wonderfully creamy start, then lots of dark chocolate, walnuts, cherries, dried fruits. Sweet mango and plums again with massive woody tannins in the end.
    Finish: Long, spicy, drying. Very intense. Fruity, dark chocolate and ripe date and cherry. The finish is full of bright and strong sensational feelings.

  3. SherryheadND scored this whisky 95 points Expert Junior

    Nose.
    Nougat, dates, oranges. Marple syrup. Light smoke. Warm chocolate. Camphor. Sexy.
    Taste.
    Spicy, intense and powerful. Lots of dark dried fruits, raisins, dates. Slightly tannic, but the wood is rather soft and quite balanced. A bit of cocoa. Then blackberries, oranges and tangerines, sweet mellow mango.
    Finish.
    Long, oily, sweet, slightly woody and tannic, dark fruits, cherry and orange zest. Some dark chocolate and honey soaked ginger. Superb

  4. Nanjing scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    Such a wonderful dram, one of the best Glendronach I have tasted.
    Nose: a superb and powerful nose - raisins, figs, dates, some sultanas and sherry. Clearly some tropical friuts, mango. Very complex and powerful.
    Taste: first silky smooth, then increasing to a powerful taste with lots of dark fruits, dried apricots, raisins, mango, some peaches. Then come warm spices, cinnamon is well pronounced too. Also tobacco leaves and nuts. Wood is nicely balanced.
    Finish: long, it flows easily with lots of fruit notes, marzipan, cherries. The finish is going from fruits over to a pleasant and even spicy wood. A terrific and harmonious malt.

  5. Samate scored this whisky 98 points Expert Junior

    Nose: complex, sherry notes with some cinnamon, a bit of peaches and apricots.
    Taste: nice and rounded, very fruity (orange, red apples, dates), sherry, marzipan, a little cocoa, cinnamon and other spices.
    Finish: long, very long... strong and complex, wonderfully mouth-filling; pepper, oak, coffee, then sweet plums and raisins, some spices.

  6. clairebackus1981 scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    awesome fruity, wit a very nice balanced sherry

  7. penumbra scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Deeper black fruit dried fruit than 20+ Dona, dried salted fruit, plum syrup, oloroso, tangerine peel, plum sugar, honey, woven with a very sweet smell of sulfur, mandarin fish, anise, pepper, Spiced powder, wet old oak and prunes, kernels in powder form, yellow curry powder?

      It ’s still a familiar recipe and a familiar taste. The oloroso features are not too outstanding. The salt and sulfur flavors that embellish the effect are complemented by the thick dried fruit and oak flavor. Very dry woody scent rarely appears in the year, which is quite commendable.
    • Taste
      Sweet water, Shirley soup, oak dregs, a little tannin and rubber, melon scoop, kumquat lemon tea, black chocolate, coffee, and a slightly sour and astringent fat feeling at the end.

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

      Time gave everything and took away some more.

  8. Kenn did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Whiskyauction.com 05-2018 €1548,00

  9. Kenn did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    01-2018 € 1155,00

  10. Kenn did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    whiskyauction.com 11-2017 €1216

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