Lack may be a little exoticism to achieve the best Glendronach.
Another superb nose, unsurprisingly.
We start with a huge camphor, a huge rancio, accompanied by a beautiful oil freshly waxed leather.
The wood is then noticed, with aromas of old books, dust, toffee, pepper. Light caramel.
The fruit is dry, distant, with fig and softer grapes.
In the mouth, the fruit is more present. Black cherry jam, fig, currant, blackberry.
Cocoa, dark chocolate, light gingerbread, toffee.
Light oaky, chocolatey, with oily leather.
Light barbecue, bacon.
Long finish on leather, wood, chocolate with roasted cocoa nibs. Fig, smoked.
The empty glass smells of tobacco, liquorice and passion fruit.