Glendronach 14-year-old Virgin Oak Finish

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
14 years old
American Virgin Oak Casks Finish
Number of bottles
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
Added on
16 Jul 2010 11:26 pm

Average value

€ 112.18

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421 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 14-year-old Virgin Oak Finish

37 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.03 points

  1. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Do not know why he gets away so bad here, my dearest "bright" Glendronach so far.
    • Nose
      Aromatic sweet, vanilla, exotic notes, all set in butter, white sugar, apricot, lemongrass
    • Taste
      Sugar cane, peach, then spicy-round oak, nutmeg, ginger, all beautifully integrated, honey, pine nuts, pineapple
    • Finish
      Medium long, round, warm, rather dry with a little woody spice

  2. Corso_theRed scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    I missed that one back in early 2013. I pales in direct comparison to the other wood finishes though. From today‘s perspective, in todays market however, it is a winner
    • Nose
      Sweet and inviting, with mint chocolate, ripe watermelon, and honeyed strawberries.
    • Taste
      As expected, juicy-sweet with bright ripe garden fruit - peach, honeydew, and a cavalcade of honey and caramel.
    • Finish
      Medium. Caramelized oak char and only slightly drying.

  3. keizerjos scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Soft, comforting, easily accessible but not too complex whisky. Pleasant, spicy-sweet scent with a hint of incense. The taste is less exciting than the smell promises. Wood in the dry finish; surprisingly, you'd swear it took sherry casks for a while.

  4. maltaholic scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    Attractive color, golden brown.

    Pleasant aroma.
    There's a slightly sweet wood note
    fruits in alcohol.

    He caresses my palate tenderly.
    The spice comes out.
    Liquorice, juniper, a lot of oak.

    Pretty good...

  5. WhiskyFan2112 scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    Tasted blind, thought was Robbie Burns malt except for a part of the finish. Decent beginner dram.
    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      80 80

  6. Hvdree scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

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

  7. hans1971 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

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

  8. Dris scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

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

  9. dandan798 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Not your typical Glendronach but damn it's tasty! I really hope they will produce more stuff like that in the future.
    • Nose
      91 91
      vanilla, honey, caramel, butterscotch, cake, spices, cinnamon, custard, tree sap, cooked fruits, strawberries, dates
    • Taste
      90 90
      vanilla, spice, cinnamon, oak, bitterness, fruit, grapes, caramel, apples, grapefruit, dates, grass, pears
    • Finish
      88 88
      honey, chocolate, spices, vanilla, cinnamon, birch tree, oak, leather, oranges, fruits, berries

  10. ctu scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Virgin oak finish is not my favorite, but this one is a nice try.
    • Nose
      84 84
      Caramel, vanilla, fruits, spicy oak and buttered biscuits.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Big oak. Walnut, cocoa, malt, pepper, tobacco and unripe banana.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Medium length, spicy, oaky, bittersweet.


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