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Glendronach 1995

Overall rating
87.39/100
votes
220
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Vintage
20.09.1995
Bottled
08.2015
Stated Age
19 years old
Casktype
Pedro Ximenez Sherry Puncheon
Casknumber
3804
Number of bottles
694
Strength
54.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Whiskybase.com
Market
nl Netherlands
Added on
25 Aug 2015 2:14 pm by Ras Mazunga
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 150,00

Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 1995

49 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.39 points

  1. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    A warm nose, with endless waves of dark chocolate, coffee. Like being a liliputian at the foot of a chocolate fountain. Caramelized almonds, cashews. This nose is hypnotic. Perhaps the best nose I have ever had in a whisky. In the mouth, we find all these delicious aromas with a very nice integration of alcohol. I would not have enough of these 2 cl to be satisfied. This one will stay a long time in my memory.

    Enthusiasm 5/5

  2. Corso_theRed scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    IMO
    a straightforward, well-matured GD single cask. The initial asking price was
    high, but in relation to the current batch releases, this is becoming better
    value by the month. Good tertiary profile as well, without too much of a sherry
    coating.
    • Nose
      Oh
      this is unfiltered and undiluted Glendronach sherrybombness. Typical PX notes
      of heavy sweetness paired with tannic chocolate sauce, cinnamon and cocktail
      cherries. This release was actually not universally well-received – but it
      can’t be because of this nose. I suspect the 150€ price tag in middle 2015 had
      more to do with it. Herbal candy, waxy parchment, and polished leather add my
      general association of PX casks and salted caramel – with a dash of lime
      cordial!
    • Taste
      Dry
      and juicy. Coats your tongue with oily goodness. All kinds of black forest
      fruit – blue berries and cake drenched in plum sauced – with brandy spilled all
      over it! Oh-so nice! No cask strength in sight to be honest.
    • Finish
      Medium-long.
      Dark berries, dried fruit, some caramelized toffee, and sugared cappuccino.

  3. ASWhisky scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    has delicious flavors and is good to drink
    I'm still looking for quality and think about:
    the alcohol note 
    the bourbon notes
    • Nose
      spicy rosy sherry
      some bitter herbs
      easily cucumber barrel
      the spicy sherry is pervaded with an adhesive note and vanilla the nose is relatively easy to knit
    • Taste
      Start pleasant
      Chocolate and glue
      raisins
      Alcohol note on the tongue
      on the palate comes wood
      in short:
      Raisin chocolate with alcohol note and glue in the start
      the nose continues
    • Finish
      medium
      easy alcohol
      Chocolate, raisins (sherry)
      barrel
      Herbs
      enjoyable

  4. Lakerfield scored this whisky 91 points Member Senior

    There's a lot going on and although quite heavy on the savory notes, it keeps a very nice harmony. The sweeter notes are a little driven to the back due to this. I had a hard time believing this was matured in a Pedro Ximenez cask, as those are generally overly sweet. Good '95 although they aren't as loved.
    • Nose
      Nice balance between roasted and smoky aromas, dark fruits and malty goodness. This is remarkably similar to the 18yo Allardice but much more intense. The nose leans more towards Oloroso than Pedro Ximenez. Plums, raisins, orange zest, strawberry, pear, pineapple, dry sherry, dark chocolate, toffee, fudge, oak, vanilla, coffee, roasted hazelnuts, smoke, malt, old books, balsamic vinegar, ham, anise, chili pepper, a little sulphur and wet forest soil. Delicious and surprisingly harmonious.
    • Taste
      Creamy texture, and very easy to drink. I've had some 43%'ers that were a lot hotter. More of the nose and that's a good thing. Sweet bbq and soy sauce, sour milk, sticky sherry, walnuts, roasted coffeebeans, ginger, vanilla, dried apricot, plums, figs, apple cider, jaffa cakes, salty caramel, treacle, espresso, musty basement and some smoke. Superb.
    • Finish
      Long! Medium sweet, lovely dried fruits and quite malty. The savory notes have disappeared, wish I could have some of that in the finish. You can't have it all though.

  5. cruelmonth scored this whisky 77 points Newbie

    deep golden brown colourfull raisin ... sweet dried fruit ... sherry warm sweet ... malty sherry rich aftertaste

  6. Mario87 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  7. sagara-kun scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Water does not do him any good. A very good Glendro that lacks a bit of originality and complexity.
    • Nose
      Figs, plums. Leather and wood. Basically the big classic sherry. Slight buttery and salty touch. Strong enough in alcohol.
    • Taste
      Oily in the mouth. On black fruits (blackcurrant, blackberry, fig) mainly. Dried fruits (grapes) All wrapped in wood bark and sprinkled with cinnamon, cocoa powder and coffee. One could almost believe a rum in the mouth. Always leather and a little bitterness. A slight hint of sulfur.
    • Finish
      Long finish on sherry and black fruits with hot sugar (caramel).

  8. Sonett scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Nose was more like an olorosso cask but the PX came thru in the taste
    • Nose
      Raisins, figs, chocolate,wood and wet leather
    • Taste
      Sweet sherry, liquid raisins, plums, warm and spicy
    • Finish
      Medium long with dark chocolate, sherry, canned plums

  9. St. Pauli scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sulfur, raisins, old leather, prunes, figs, cereals, milk chocolate.
    • Taste
      Sweet, but also slightly sour. It's quite hot actually. Honey, cherry raisins, plums, cereal and this time dark chocolate. 
    • Finish
      Pepper, honey, bitter chocolate, orange, cherry, plums and mint.

  10. Dre73 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Delicious whisky, promises in the fragrance a lot of beauty and is in the taste and then did not disappoint.
    Every nip heats and stimulates the senses, great dram to get through an autumn evening.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

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