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Glendronach 12-year-old

Overall rating
88.65/100
votes
117
Whiskybase ID
WB12208
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Matured in Sherry Casks
Bottled
80's
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Sherry Casks
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
10 Dec 2009 7:20 pm

Average value

€ 797.90

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Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 12-year-old

13 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.65 points

  1. Kensay scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    It's always difficult to judge old whisky. What was he like when it was poured? how much did you lose while waiting in the wings? matured or lost its former splendor? it is always a mystery ... This whisky is a real pleasure, yes, it is not too complicated, but its simplicity is charming. It is famously balanced, the nose pleases right away, an excellent light whisky with which it is pleasant to spend the evening, it will not make you overextend yourself in search of depths, but will give everything at once, even if it is not very difficult, but it is very tasty
    • Nose
      90 90
      delicate and light, dried fruits forgotten in a dusty attic, fading coals in the grill, overripe grapes forgotten on the vine, dark chocolate, a little vanilla, delicate and pleasant
    • Taste
      88 88
      dried plums and pears, sherry, some spices, very light
    • Finish
      88 88
      dry, warming, a little spice in sherry, a little old wood, light and unobtrusive, short enough

  2. Kovalyoff scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Very good. Grandma's wardrobe ...

  3. gaboruso scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. kimmosuo scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      80 80

  5. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    23 21 22 22 88.
    Indeed Cool style from 80's!

  6. kot1803 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

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

  7. The Macallan scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    Finally I found my notes of this one.

    C: Brown/amber like

    N: sherry notes, lots of fruit and sweetness, malt and perhaps some floral notes?

    P: Smooth, mouth coating, the sherry comes back, with a touch of chewy oaky dryness

    F: Long with some woodspices and drying in the back

  8. dram-drinker scored this whisky 91 points Moderator

    A bit more toffee and less powerful and citrusy than the Previ import.

  9. mds51 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sherry notes, citrus, red apples, oranges, nuts, blackcurrant, salt, mushrooms,
    • Taste
      Creamy, wood, earthy berries, cherries, syrupy, coffee, nutty, dark chocolate, roasted aromas, raspberries
    • Finish
      The syrupy feeling stays in the mouth and lays on the cheeks. There remains a woody-spicy-sweet finish, which is medium long.

  10. Cast Olila scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

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

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