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Glendronach 1993

Overall rating
90.79/100
votes
47
Whiskybase ID
WB110601
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Vintage
19.03.1993
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
25 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt
Casknumber
657
Number of bottles
581
Strength
58.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060399687096
Bottled for
Beija-Flor and Silver Seal Exclusive
Market
it Italy
Added on
14 Apr 2018 10:56 am by virus154
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 425.00

34 × in wishlist

47 × member ratings

104 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 1993

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.79 points

  1. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Really nice whisky. Very good balance between sweetness and oak. But they set the tone overall. I don't have that much to complain about. Only a little more fruitiness might have been nice. But that is admittedly complaining at a high level.
    It was nice to have tried it and I liked it.
    • Nose
      The alcohol can already be felt undiluted, but never disturbing. In addition, dark aromatic oak tones. A bit hearty for a short time and grilled meat comes to mind. Cocoa. Dark fruits. Rum raisins. Figs. Not really cute though. Suggested wax. In addition a mixture of fresh and rotten wood.
      With a little water it opens up even more, becomes fruity and a little sweeter.
    • Taste
      In the mouth now sweeter than you would expect from the nose. Creamy. Reminds of Black Forest cake. Delicious. Tart chocolate pudding. After that, the oak spreads out again in a pleasant yet expressive way. Noticeable wood spice, nice tingling. Plus tree bark.
    • Finish
      Black tea with milk. Roasted chestnuts. Some liquorice.

  2. tommy12 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Great color. Scent: a dream, sherry, raisin, nothing intrusive, alcohol perfectly integrated, sweetness, maybe a little honey, nuts, butterscotch, an idea of glue, a very delicate smoky note in the background, harmonious, complex bouquet. Taste with a little water: harmonious, very intense, tasty, a little sweetness, raisins in rum, nice development in "waves", a little oak perfectly integrated, dark chocolate, alcohol harmoniously integrated, mouth coating, a little ginger (very light astringent), very varied, long finish, delicate Glendronach-typical smoky note in the background, complex and multi-layered. A beautiful old Glendronach.

  3. Kalleholzbein scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  4. Danlow scored this whisky 92 points Expert Junior

    A 10cl sample was tasted.
    Regarding the tasting notes, tommy12 has already said everything.
    A wonderful whisky, even for € 300 to € 400.
    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      91 91

  5. Teresa scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  6. Wummy scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    Nice nose, red fruits, tobacco, leather and a delicious Earl Gray tea note, nothing of the alcohol to be noticed. On the palate then heavily alcoholic, not at all great ... a little later dry, dark chocolate, espresso, then red fruits, all of this repeats in waves in the finish with a pleasant dry light oak note, here again nice.
    I tried to work with water, unfortunately that tended to increase the massive alcohol note and didn't improve the whole thing. A shame ... because the nose and the finish were very nice ... I expected more from that.

  7. WhiskyJpg scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  8. Igitor scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

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