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Glendronach 1971

Overall rating
93.91/100
votes
106
Whiskybase ID
WB22628
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask - Batch 4
Vintage
25.02.1971
Bottled
07.2011
Stated Age
40 years old
Casktype
Pedro Ximénez Sherry Puncheon
Casknumber
1436
Number of bottles
583
Strength
48.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
07 Jun 2011 7:44 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 5290.05

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106 × member ratings

97 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 1971

15 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.91 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 96 points Moderator

    Wow, what a complexity and balance - absolutely flawless but still some very interesting notes such as fine leathery which is very difficult to stay on the good side - fantastic!
    • Nose
      Intense, nutty, dried fruits, dates, plums, nutmeg, cloves, dark chocolate, tobacco, whiffs of leather and smoke - great!
    • Taste
      Oily, creamy, more nutty, plenty of dried fruits, apricvots, good sweetness balanced with finest sherry wood, mocha, also cooked oranges, more spices - superb!
    • Finish
      Long, warm, spicy, more hints of leather and smoke, not drying - very good

  2. Amsterdam did not rate this whisky Specialist

    Batch 4 contains the following 6 bottles:

    1971 cask 1436
    1972 cask 712
    1989 cask 2917
    1990 cask 1032
    1992 cask 161
    1994 cask 97

  3. Pennymann scored this whisky 96 points Expert Junior

    Colour: Dark mahogany
    Nose: Prunes, sherry soaked X-mas puddding, orange marmalade, hints of pipe tobacco, dark chocolate, a mix of tropical spices.
    Palate: Prunes, dates, dried figs and apricots, cassis, dark chocolate, honey, cinnamon, some cardamom and nutmeg.
    Finish: Very long, fruity & spicy with a hint of oak.
    Overall: Truly outstanding. Not too much wood, not too much spice, but enormously rich and very complex.

  4. zby0001 scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      94 94

  5. Cigarsky scored this whisky 98 points Member Senior

    Colour: amber.
    Nose: leather, tobacco and flints. Mouth (neat): typical sweetness, oranges, bags of prunes, black raisins
    Finish: long, remaining very clean, which isn't always the case with heavily sherried malts.

  6. Kenn did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

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  7. Roslar scored this whisky 95 points Expert Junior

    Nose: Big oloroso sherry. Prunes, raisins and orange peel aroma. Cocoa and some tobacco notes. Warm leather and spices. Lacquered wood.
    Taste: Strong and powerful. Honey and chocolate. Plums, red orange, mango, then grapefruit. Notes of cocoa and coffee. Cinnamon, some spicy sherry. Nice string oak.
    Finish: Very long, fruity and oaky.

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