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Overall rating
90.77/100
votes
55
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
23.09.1994
Bottled
20.08.2015
Stated Age
20 years old
Casktype
Pedro Ximénez Sherry Octave Cask Finish
Number of bottles
371
Strength
48.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060399680103
Added on
27 Sep 2015 10:06 pm by frankyboy
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 666,86

18 × in wishlist

55 × member ratings

89 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 1994 Octaves

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.77 points

  1. AgentMunky scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    Mega-concentrated. Opens up tremendously with water.
    • Nose
      80 80
      6.5 // 8
    • Taste
      90 90
      7.5 // 9
    • Finish
      85 85
      8.5 // 8

  2. TmKing scored this whisky 95 points Member Senior

    Sold at SWA for 700 pounds, 01/2019

  3. Sonett scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Absolutley fantastic, very much like the singel vasks from 70's

  4. Glenfarclas1887 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Junior

    A wonderful sherry bomb, surprisingly rather little / not sweet at all. The drop looks much older on me, reminds me a little of the old 33y Glendronach, only with more power. Points: 92/100
    • Nose
      Intense sherry aroma in the foreground, followed by sweet cherries, dark chocolate, red fruit tea and a pleasant oak note. Wonderfully balanced, barely a trace of alcohol.
    • Taste
      Massive sherry, plums, currant, raisins, a little dark gravy, everything sticks to the mouth and throat.
    • Finish
      Very long, dry, leather, the oak is noticeable!

  5. ovijuju scored this whisky 91 points Member Senior

    A fantastic bottling of 5 Pedro Ximénez Sherry Octaves, each matured for
    a minimum of 20 years, selected by Master Distiller Billy Walker! The total
    outturn was 371 bottles. Great start, replicating the legendary 1972 bottlings to a certain
    extent. 
    • Nose
      aromatic, with raspberry ganache and fig liqueur, hints of eucalyptus
      and redcurrant jam. Some Portuguese Ginjinha as well. Takes us back to some of
      the best 1972s, nice! Hints of candied ginger and rose pepper. 
    • Taste
      raisins, figs and cherries, though this time with a sourness of Morello
      cherries and oak juice. Ginger, green tea, sappy wood. Mint and leather.
      Tobacco juice and chestnuts. 
    • Finish
      long, with hints of grapefruit, herbal tea, tobacco and a little mint.

  6. ovijuju scored this whisky 91 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      90 90

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