nose alone is enough to make you smile. An amplified amalgamation of the very
nature of Glendronach’s batch releases. Even the slight bitterness is no real
detractor from the overall enjoyment. However, for a higher score I would have
expected a little more complexity on the palate. Still an impressive bottling.
right stuff! Immediately full of raisin bread, plum-chocolate sauce, and liquid
oak – it is then morphing into nutmeg, cinnamon, and sweet herbal tea (with a
spoon too much honey!). All-in-all a classic Glendronach nose. Associations of
dusty parchment and soy sauce funk. Crema di balsamico on After Eights!
where the nose left off. Dark Black forest fruits, espresso, and high-cocoa chocolate
transform into a very oak-forward mouth feel. The entire thing is quite herbal,
mentholated, and less sweet than the nose suggests. Having a hard time
disentangling this from other great oloroso casks I’ve had.
Mildly bitter with fudge and licorice.