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Glendronach 2004

Overall rating
88.36/100
votes
59
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask - Batch 16
Vintage
11.05.2004
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
13 years old
Casktype
Port Pipe
Casknumber
3342
Number of bottles
643
Strength
55.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
11 Feb 2018 9:34 am by Holbech
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 209,95

30 × in wishlist

59 × member ratings

164 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 2004

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.36 points

  1. pianoman scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Round, fruity. Strawberry jam, dark cherries, blueberries. Some vanilla and wood glue. Juicy apple pie with powdered sugar. Tea leaves, dried orange pieces.
    • Taste
      Sweet. Raspberry cake with mint. White pepper. Pickled cherries. Nougat, dark chocolate. Medium.

  2. Othorion scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Delicious stuff! Port and Glendronach, because you can probably not do much wrong with me: mrgreen: that was truly a worthy barrel for a single cask! And in contrast to such short, wet post-maturity works nothing set up or artificial. A beautiful port Vollreifung completely to my liking!
    • Nose
      Spicy plum jam, nutmeg, vanilla, cigar tobacco, fresh mint, blackberries, forest honey, tree resin, nut chocolate, a slightly sour note towards soft red wine vinegar, a nice interplay of aromas and alcohol (at least 55.4%) no trace. Nice! with a little bit of water, the nuts are stronger and the sourish taste comes back, as well as the mint, but cherries are added.
    • Taste
      Hossa! Strong start! Spicy, peppery, drooling begins, here you notice the power, without the alcohol would attract attention, dark chocolate with nuts and plum jam, cherries and coffee, nutmeg, black pepper, creamy caramel, some honey but less sweet than the nose, You will notice something on tap, but everything is harmonious. With some water even better, the aromas remain, but the pepper is tamed and the overall mouthfeel becomes even more harmonious.
    • Finish
      Medium long, coffee, slightly dry, roasted nuts, dark chocolate, even the cherries stay long and an exciting hint of licorice complements the finish!

  3. dRambo scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. Ostap scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    In the aroma, just a little bit of whisky, it's very portable. Saturated, sweet, fruit and berry. The taste is more salty with the dominance of iris. Unusual and non-whisky. I liked it, although I do not think that he will cause the same emotions in the critics of the guilty endings / finishes. Because it's very non-canonical!
    • Nose
      Mineral, sweet pastry, fruit, tangible wine, sweet apples, jam from heavenly apples, alic, puffed, raspberry compote and teaspoon, mango, candy "Cherry in brandy", milk bream, port wine in all its beauty, anise, oak, milk chocolate, kiwi, vanilla, grapefruit, red currant, plum, honey notes. Aroma compote, juicy, even sticky!
    • Taste
      Plum, salted, iris, waffles, currants, chocolate, mineral and oily.
    • Finish
      Chocolate, plum, apple, currant, with tangled sourness, tea rose, salty iris. Long lasting enough.

  5. Numwierum scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    A fine port whisky, which well presents these aromas on the nose, mouth and finish. Unfortunately, the flavors fight again and again against the not so well-integrated alcohol.

  6. Kensay scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    Cool sherry nose, ripe plum, alcoholized cherry, walnut
    The taste is first a wave of spices, then softens and envelops with fresh fruits, herbs
    The finish is very delicate, some spices, red wine, herbs

    Nice young drones

  7. nallacam scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Impresses with a creamy and full mouthfeel. The sweetness catches the 55% Alc. wonderful on. Complex, strong and balanced.

  8. DavidH. scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  9. Amsterdam did not rate this whisky Specialist

    Batch 16 contains the following bottles:

    1989 cask 5476
    1990 cask 1014
    1990 cask 7003
    1990 cask 7902
    1992 cask 103
    1992 cask 127
    1992 cask 334
    1993 cask 55
    1993 cask 445
    1995 cask 3311
    1995 cask 4038
    2002 cask 4648
    2004 cask 3342
    2005 cask 1451
    2006 cask 1979

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