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Glendronach 1971

Overall rating
93.80/100
votes
22
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Vintage
25.02.1971
Bottled
08.2011
Stated Age
40 years old
Casktype
Pedro Ximénez Sherry Puncheon
Casknumber
1248
Number of bottles
545
Strength
47.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Taiwan Exclusive
Market
tw Taiwan
Added on
06 Feb 2012 2:26 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 1896,55

22 × member ratings

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Newbie sirlee
97
Newbie James.k.c.chen
97
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96
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95
Expert Junior Avallon
95
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95
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94
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94
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94
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94
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94
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94
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94
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93
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93
Expert Senior molar3rd
93
Member Senior manarasa
93
Expert Senior Costex
93
Expert Junior Glen Victory
92
Member Senior SlatersOn
92
Specialist indyjones
91
Expert Junior Mickeman
88

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Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 1971

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.80 points

  1. P.A.O.K.you_are did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Glendronach 40 yo 1971/2011 (47.5%, OB, PX Sherry puncheon, cask # 1248, 545 bottles)
    We’ve already tried a handful of sister casks, all ex-PX puncheons. I
    tend to prefer oloroso, but they were all to my linking. Colour: dark
    amber. Nose: starts appropriately varnishy and even solventy, but that
    should go away. And does go away. And then, we experience an avalanche
    of red berries, rich black pipe tobacco, prunes, strawberry jam,
    chocolate, juicy raisins and, indeed, old Pedro Ximenez. Touches of
    cloves and aniseed in the background. Mouth: extremely rich, prune-y and
    chocolaty. Plum jam, soft liquorice rolls, a spoonful of raspberry
    liqueur, blackcurrants, marmalade, a touch of some kind of sweet curry
    sauce, black raisins, coffee-schnapps… All rich and good, even if it
    tends to become a tad grapey. Finish: quite long, still very rich, but
    not exactly cloying. Liqueur-filled chocolate in the aftertaste.
    Comments: no wonder this baby did so well at the Malt Maniacs Awards in
    2011. A 1972 oloroso smashed it (no wonder), but it still won very solid
    gold. SGP:651 - 91 points.

    Whiskyfun.com

  2. zby0001 scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

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

  3. Alex did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Took the 3rd place overall at the 2012 Malt Maniacs Awards (MMA), with an average score of 91 points. One of the best 1971 releases of Glendronach.

  4. indyjones scored this whisky 91 points Specialist

    Realy nice dram, tasted in a whiskyfair here in Denmark
    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

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