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Glendronach 1972

Overall rating
94.19/100
votes
152
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask - Batch 9
Vintage
28.02.1972
Bottled
10.2013
Stated Age
41 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Butt
Casknumber
702
Number of bottles
448
Strength
51.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
LG71062
Barcode
5060088797426
Added on
10 Jan 2014 10:36 pm by Whisky
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 4748.28

58 × in wishlist

152 × member ratings

116 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 1972

18 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 94.19 points

  1. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    Another excellent 72, great sherry and tropical notes maybe the wood is a bit more present and drying than other editions

  2. FNP90xvhk scored this whisky 95 points Member Senior

    Incredible nosing. Rich and complex, with salt & caramel pop-corn; sweet and sour fruitiness reminds me of passion fruit; elegant and refined leather.

  3. Dram Dracula scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      93 93
      Quite juicy. Lots of fruits. Cherries galore. Coffee grounds. Leather and licorice. Milk chocolates. Some oak. And finally, mint. Not absolutely fruity bonkers like old Macallans or old Bowmores, but damn fruity enough and this has depth and complexity.
    • Taste
      93 93
      Great stuff, for sure. Doesn't reach the pantheon of sherried whiskies, but it's damn close. Minus 1 for being dry throughout. Minus another 1 point for not being super viscous (ie sticks to the palate). Ok, so 93 points.
    • Finish
      92 92
      Dry finish. Coffee grounds. Cherry cough syrup. This is dry and oaky, which means it doesn't reach legendary status in my book.

  4. JCTang scored this whisky 98 points Newbie

    Very flamboyant, energetic character. In addition to raisins and dried cranberries, it has rich sweet orange, high-quality old oak and Earl milk tea, which is very rich. Tasting: Like a symphony of waves and ranks, from plain to magnificent, it was slightly sweet at first, and soon burst into various dark fruits, including prunes, raisins, chocolate, sherry The taste, with a bit of lime and a bit of oak, is not excessive and perfectly balanced. Aftertaste: long, raisins, oranges and coffee

  5. Singalus Lager scored this whisky 100 points Member Junior

    A fantasic sherry Malt.
    I think thats my favorite from all Glendronachs

  6. TommyHub scored this whisky 98 points Member Senior

    Maybe best Whisky out there!

  7. Kenn did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Whiskyauction.com 05-2018 €1864,00

  8. Kenn did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Whiskyauction.com 04-2017 €1260€1305

  9. Kenn did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Whiskyauction.com 01-2017 €1605 + €1605

  10. Amsterdam scored this whisky 95 points Specialist

    Batch 9: contains the following bottles:

    1972 cask 702
    1985 cask 1035
    1989 cask 5470
    1990 cask 1243
    1991 cask 5405
    1992 cask 195
    1993 cask 5
    1994 cask 3385
    1995 cask 3302

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