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Glendronach 1972

Overall rating
94.01/100
votes
152
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask - Batch 4
Vintage
02.03.1972
Bottled
07.2011
Stated Age
39 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Butt
Casknumber
712
Number of bottles
466
Strength
49.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
07 Jun 2011 7:47 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 4990.00

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Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 1972

31 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 94.01 points

  1. ctu scored this whisky 94 points Connoisseur

    Fantastic oloroso whisky, especially the nose is outstanding, but not the classic Glendronach character.
    • Nose
      95 95
      Big oloroso sherry. Honey. Fig, prune, raisin and candied orange peel. Cocoa and tobacco. Antique leather and spices. Citruses. Lacquered wood.
    • Taste
      94 94
      Powerful, syrupy and creamy. Matured tannic oak. Honey. Plum, fig, kiwi and grapefruit. Tobacco. Dutch cocoa and coffee. Cinnamon and mint. Spicy sherry and mild smoke.
    • Finish
      93 93
      Long, bittersweet, oaky, fruity.

  2. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    Intense sherry, great tropicality, dark fruits, tobacco, mushrooms, those 72s never disappoint

  3. checkpointuk scored this whisky 94 points Connoisseur

    https://www.kaypingers-whiskyblog.de/frontend/fullarticle.php?id=430

    Colour:
    Amontillado sherry
    Nose:
    Sweet raisins, blueberries, red forest fruits, ripe elderberries, leather and cardboard. In addition, traces of nuts, some tobacco, smoky underlay, sweet Turkish honey and creamy vanilla at its best. Fruity, juicy and infinitely seductive! The sherry barrel has done a great job here, so that the flavors combine completely harmoniously and perfectly balanced at the peak - sensational and top class!
    Taste:
    Full of flavor and full flavor. The wood here goes perfectly with the fruit of plum, elderberry and blueberry. Then there are nuts, raisins, honey, furniture polish, tobacco and fine orange liqueur. The perfect mix that gets drier towards the finish - but remains absolutely great.
    Finish:
    Long - the influence of wood becomes more extreme! Tart and bitter, dry with tobacco-rich humidor notes, cedar wood, tart cocoa, smoke and ever more intense wood - but also still great for non-extreme wood fans.
    Comment:
    Ingenious nose, perfect taste and an even more forgiving finish !.
    94 points
    N: 96P / G: 94P / F: 92P

  4. jjkmlss scored this whisky 93 points Expert Junior

    Fantastic stuff.

    Nose: More like Oloroso, gunpowder, dried prunes, raisins, cocoa, coffee, tobacco, letaher

    Palate: cocoa, gunpowder, dried fruits, olive oil, coal smoke, leather, later garapes and passionfruit, grounded coffee.

    Medium: very thick and oily with many notes align with Yoichi, syrupy yet smooth.

    Finish: long, cocoa, raisin, leather and thick olive oil.

  5. CowboyTzf scored this whisky 92 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      97 97
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      85 85

  6. checkpointrk scored this whisky 94 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      96 96
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      92 92

  7. hhc1212 scored this whisky 97 points Expert Senior

    Beyond compared Glendronach !!

  8. kimyikshu69 scored this whisky 97 points Expert Senior

    The best Glendronach i have tried so far !!

  9. Teresa scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  10. Einfachwhisky scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      95 95

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