Glendronach 1990

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask - Batch 3
Stated Age
20 years old
Pedro Ximénez Sherry Puncheon
Number of bottles
52.6 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
04 Nov 2010 10:47 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 242.40

7 × in wishlist

54 × member ratings

89 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 1990

11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.12 points

  1. jocmueller did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Bottle # 13 sold empty at ebay.

  2. Prof_Dr_John scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Yes, finally an old Glendronach Single Cask. 1990 - the year of reunification and the world title in Rome. It's been a long time, but I remember the year 1990. Of course, these associations resonate with this Glendronach. I like it very much, even if I'm more of the Oloroso fan. For its "only" 20 years, the Glendronach has a lot to offer. A wonderful, heavy sweetness paired with a wonderfully subtle, but subtle spiciness. How to do it. It's a pity that you can not get anything from such old batches. I have 91 points for today
    • Nose
      BOAH! Lick me at the rear ... has not been so long for an old Glendronach in the glass for so long. An amazing sherry sweetie! Plums, pickled raisins, blackberries, candied sugar, a hint of pepper and a bright cigar box. If you smell for a while, you will find some light citrus notes. Very nice!
    • Taste
      Wonderfully creamy is the Glendronach in the mouth. The alcohol is very well integrated with its 52.6% and does not bother at all. Lots of sherry, a lot of sweet PX, but the tannins of the oak make a nice impression. The plums are coming through again very well. These are joined by notes of noble bittersweet chocolate followed by grounding white pepper. The longer he puts more coffee in the mouth. This changes wonderfully with each other.
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    • Finish
      A wonderfully looooong finish. At the beginning, the sweetness of the PX sherry still dominates. Over time, however, the typical tannins of oak come through. Very pleasant in the mouth, the salivation is extremely stimulated. Wonderfully complex.

  3. AH Whiskyvitrine scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  4. Amsterdam did not rate this whisky Specialist

    Batch 3 contains the following bottles:        

    1989 cask 3833
    1990 cask 3059
    1990 cask 3068
    1991 cask 2512
    1996 cask 202

  5. alectron scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Single dram. Blind tasting. 2014_10
    • Nose
      sherry, meaty, dusty, sweet plums, faint gunpowder, porridge, brown sugar, metallic/bronze, earthy (88).
    • Taste
      tannic, sherry, earthy / sulphury, some cellulose / cardboard, turning sweeter & more dried fruits nhancing the balance  (89 / 91 later).
    • Finish
      more sherry, alc / anaestetic, meal, faint yeastyness, more tannins, turning sweeter later on (92).

  6. LordBellamy scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    N: strong and fat PX sherry, lightly put on, spicy, leaves, earthy, rum, raisins and cocoa G: fat sherry, dry, spicy, plum and oak F: long with sherry, dry, sweet, raisins and chocolate, oak

    beautiful Sherrymalt, unfortunately, the PX somehow something planted, if the better integrated, we would have a dream whisky here! 87 points

  7. Allandale scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    at this age…….just enjoy.
    • Nose
      ripe raisins and dates, dark chocolate,walnuts,some floral nottes
    • Taste
      creamy and smooth, huge intense sherry notes, dark chocolate

      sweet cinnamon, complex
    • Finish
      long and sweet, coffee chestnuts, fruity and more….

  8. Furtia scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      79 79

  9. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    N: oily, vegetation, honey, spicy, walnuts and wood
    T: nuts, dried fruits and wood smoke (?)
    F: spicy and orange
    tasted with Aby

  10. aby scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    nose: full-sherry, walnuts, dried fruits, dry wood

    taste: dry, spicy, x-mas cake

    overall: better than previous tasting  87p

    retasted with E.Elixer


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