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Glendronach 10-year-old Forgue

Overall rating
82.23/100
votes
93
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
21.05.2018
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Oloroso & Pedro Ximénez Casks
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
1000 ml
Bottle code
LN11013
Barcode
5060399686761
Bottled for
Travel Retail
Added on
30 Aug 2018 1:18 pm by Amsterdam
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 65,23

18 × in wishlist

93 × member ratings

258 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 10-year-old Forgue

11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.23 points

  1. Beaty-Tang scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

    Boring, somewhat youthful nose, nice taste and grand finish. He makes the points mainly by the latter. In sum, however, I can not understand why I should pay for this (converted to the 0.7 liter bottle) more than for the standard Glendronach 12 years (which is a class of its own).

    Glendronach Forgue 10 years about 65 € (1 liter bottle) = 45 €
    Glendronach 12 years about 40 €

  2. thijs100 scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    It's good but not entirely convincing.
    • Nose
      Light and fruity, mainly banana and some apricots, but finally a touch of orange zest too. There's a whiff of breakfast tea, bung cloth and macadamia nuts also. Not the most expressive, but satisfying nonetheless.
    • Taste
      Rather oily and sweet at first (vanilla custard, caramel, honey), quickly overtaken by spicy pepper and hot ginger, the oak being just a tad too present.
    • Finish
      Medium in length, spicy and somewhat bitter.

  3. sheven0126 scored this whisky 79 points Member Senior

  4. Myke scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    the 1 liter bottle is fair in price; the sherry aroma gets less out the back; unfortunately also a bit bitter out the back, whereby the bitterness then disappears again. Otherwise a delicious dram that you can drink in a good round alongside.
    • Nose
      82 82
      First a clear sherry aroma together with walnut - one could interpret the roasted chestnut from this. I also have the blood orange as a fruity component from the official information. Sweet vanilla with powdered sugar and a slight hint of honey come out at the back when it stands a little.
    • Taste
      78 78
      the sherry builds up well again, along with a light spice. The vanilla is not quite as present anymore, the sweetness is also limited, but the walnuts and the orange end up getting a bit bitter (bitter orange) and "earthy". With a little imagination, the specified blackberries can be found.
    • Finish
      76 76
      short to medium length; What remains is a light spice of nutmeg and ginger, as well as the slight bitterness of roasted nuts and bitter orange. I personally don't have the tobacco that others find.

  5. Quercus scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  6. svenske2015 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    We read something about that on MALT: https://malt-review.com/2018/10/09/glendronach-forgue/

  7. maltaholic scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    Not really much sherry.
    Rather the woody barrel notes.

    Already better in the mouth.
    At least it tastes a bit sweet, although the taste does not fully unfold.

    It's perfectly alright.

  8. Dre73 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Enjoyable dram, some nice aroma's and flavours, though it's not very mindblowing, just pretty subtle. Not the best GD I've had, but not bad at all.
    • Nose
      85 85
      Fruity notes, grapes, prunes, clear sherry influences. Some red wine aroma's as well. Some hints of a grassy touch. And then coffee, caramel and milk chocolate.
      Not very overwhelming but attractive.
    • Taste
      84 84
      A little pepper, sweet and fruity, peach, coffe, chocolate, some red fruits, (rasp)berry.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Still a little pepper, fruity, some berries, middle long.

  9. dandan798 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
      fruit, sherry, raisins, apple, pear, grapes, spices, berries, honey, vanilla, mossy
    • Taste
      87 87
      sherry, fruit, grapes, berries, apple, raisins, vanilla, honey, cinnamon, wood, citrus, red currant, pepper
    • Finish
      84 84
      sherry, wood, fruit, spices, pepper, chocolate, grapefruit, berries, gooseberry,

  10. Rien scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

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