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Glendronach 1989

Overall rating
90.16/100
votes
87
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask - Batch 2
Vintage
09.11.1989
Bottled
06.2010
Stated Age
20 years old
Casktype
Pedro Ximénez Sherry Puncheon
Casknumber
3315
Number of bottles
522
Strength
53.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060088792438
Added on
11 Jul 2010 10:30 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 330,43

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Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 1989

15 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.16 points

  1. Amsterdam did not rate this whisky Specialist

    Batch
    2:       

    1971 cask
    489

    1972 cask
    718

    1978 cask
    1040

    1989 cask
    3315

    1990 cask
    2621

    1991 cask
    3182

    1993 cask
    529

  2. Murmelkasten scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

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

  3. Tothemorrow scored this whisky 94 points Member Senior

    Probably the best whisky I've ever drunk (so far), Glendronach has done it again. I've never been disappointed with a GD before, and this is no exception. Will develop somewhat with water.

    (Rating interval 92-97)
    • Nose
      Dates, sweetness, acidic lemon juice, fresh sawdust, nutmeg, cedarwood (humidor), acrylic paint, soft gingerbread, oloroso sherry, wood polish, cardamom, dark trecle, molasses.
    • Taste
      Powerful, acidic, almonds, a mix of sweet and sour, candid sugar, tons of raisins, coffee, brine, dark chocolate, chili, liquirice, awesomeness.
    • Finish
      Long and completely awesome.

  4. Magnus Hillman scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    This might just be one of the best drams I have ever had.

    (Rating interval 89-95)
    • Nose
      Oilpaint, tobacco, fresh leather, sherry spices as
      cinnamon, cardamom, carnation and nutmeg. Also ginger bread, molasses and
      treacle. 
    • Taste
      Explosion of spices, sweet and sour at the same
      time, we have raisins, coffee, cocoa, warm banana and brown sugar. Mixed nuts
      as well.
    • Finish
       The finish is long and lingering with cinnamon, chili, dark chocolate and table salt.

  5. aby scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    not that much to add to the notes below

    overall: a well balanced GD from a great px-cask with chipolata custard in the taste (seizoensvla van Campina)  90p.
    samples available on: whiskysample.nl

  6. joho scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    http://onversneden.com/2010/12/13/glendronach-1989-pedro-ximenez-sherrycask-3315/

  7. Sonett scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sweet toffee, plums, dates, figs and everything that belongs to sherry casks, including a touch of oak
    • Taste
      Comes in with a very sweet entry of sherry fruits followed by spices growing in strength
    • Finish
      Long finish of sherried fruits ending and fading out in oak

  8. Lafroy scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      93 93

  9. The Macallan scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    I love this sherry monster, gimmie more :-)
    • Nose
      Rich, orange zest, loads of sherry, dried fruit and some wood smoke (reduced: sweetness combined with a lovely sherry fruityness)
    • Taste
      Sherry sherry and sherry, dry with a hint of peat (reduced: dry with some chocolate truffle and very spicy like cinamon, cloves and other wood spices)
    • Finish
      Long, warming with a rich and spicy finish.

  10. Erik Elixer scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    N: cinnamon, raisins, strawberries and rose-hip
    T: caramelized walnut, very sweet, creamy, maple syrup and lightly spiced
    F: sweet sherry, orange peel, honey and hazelnuts
    sample available on www.whiskysample.nl

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