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Glendronach 16-year-old

Overall rating
86.40/100
votes
23
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Boynsmill
Bottled
03.12.2018
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
Pedro Ximénez, Oloroso and Port casks
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
LM 31679
Barcode
5060399688369
Added on
18 Feb 2019 1:18 pm by Torbehn
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 184,45

49 × in wishlist

23 × member ratings

99 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 16-year-old

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.40 points

  1. Nilles scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Appealing. Mild, soft, sweet, as I like him ...
    Grapes, something "grassy" (not at all GD-typical) and the obligatory PX plum ...
    The alcohol is very well integrated and harmonises well with the aromas.
    Nice, medium-long and slightly spicy finish ...
    Very pleasing, but not necessarily a "must have", especially not for the price.

  2. nightmare scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      79 79
      Sherry, alcohol, musty, glue
    • Taste
      80 80
      Sweet, malt, towards the end a bit sharp, glue note
      Glue on the second time much weaker, not so extreme "cover" as in Tomatin14Port
    • Finish
      80 80
      a bit bittersweet, malty, medium long

  3. Bottlin Bond scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. Corso_theRed scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    An interesting new addition to the Glendronach lineup. The nose is quite atypical, but also a welcome change of pace for the usual fat sherried character of this distillery. The supposed port influence is not really obvious; though the new 10yo Port Wood should fill that gap nicely. Anyway, a decent bottling and well worth trying.
    • Nose
      Gentle sweetness, liquefied Werther’s originals and whispers of vanilla. A little ozone and candied ginger, followed by a somewhat sour sensation of currant in vinegar. With lots of air you can find citrus – ripe juicy oranges primarily.
    • Taste
      Sweet and juicy. A touch of virgin oak, caramel, and lots of vanilla pods. A touch of umami – meaty undertones of pork lard, pop corn, and eucalyptus.
    • Finish
      Medium. Sour-sweet tannins, lightly mentholated tea, and buttered corn.

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