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Overall rating
86.69/100
votes
38
Whiskybase ID
WB26682
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Whiskykanzler (Wk)
Vintage
31.01.2003
Bottled
2011
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
Pedro Ximinez
Casknumber
3999
Number of bottles
702
Strength
56.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
05 Nov 2011 8:02 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 50.00

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67 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 2003 Wk

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.69 points

  1. r0back55 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      85 85

  2. r0back55 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    Definitely sherry, which is what I like, but somehow not quite hit me.
    • Nose
      Definitely sherry barrel, but different than I'm used to. Prunes and raisins dominate, but the flavors are less intense than in the case of Oloroso barrels. With time you can feel the fruit cake, biscuits, jelly, lichi.
    • Taste
      Very sweet and fruity, a lot of honey, vanilla, sherry, dark chocolate.
    • Finish
      Sweet, longer than I expected, but still overwhelms the power of alcohol. A few drops of water mandatory.

  3. alectron scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Open bottle oxidization: gains a lot more balance, still very unusual for a Glendronach for me, but less torn apart than before, and there is a lot of menthol & sweet licorice now.
    N: 84, P: 85, F: 84
    • Nose
      quite aggressive/prickly, chocolate syrup, woody, some dust w mineral qualities, squashed raisins, meaty, rubber, (83)
      a bit later: Tokyo - reminds me of smells I had on the last stay - an air refreshener/cleaner smell that was omnipresent, some rice cakes/mochi, concrete & yasmin/green teas. Funny/unusual for a Glendronach. (86)
    • Taste
      some funny dispairity going on here as well. On one side water-y, perfumed, rice cakes/mochi (also melon buns now and some trurkish delight/rosewater) with somewhat flowery notes; on the other, w thick chocolate syrup, leather & dark wood, somehow walking hand in hand. (82)
    • Finish
      wood, leather & chocolate seem to come out victorious, although it still remains somewhat watery thin and the wood develops a bit of a dry aspect as well. Perfume-y note remains throughout and becomes a tad annoying/overly-present for me, also some metallic notes at the very end (78)

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