Glendronach 12 Years

This bottling of Glendronach matured in a combination of the finest Spanish sherry casks (Pedro Ximenez / Oloroso).

This bottling of Glendronach matured in a combination of the finest Spanish sherry casks (Pedro Ximenez / Oloroso).

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Glendronach
Scotland, Highlands
Single Malt Whisky
12 Years
43%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Sherry - Oloroso, Sherry - Oloroso, Sherry - Pedro Ximenez
Sherry - Pedro Ximenez
Chill filtration - WithoutArtifical colouring - Without
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Nosing
Sherry:
Sweet:
Fruit:
Vanilla:
Spices:
Nuts:
Pear:
Oak:
Ginger:
Raisin:
Oil:
Dried Fruit:
Honey:
Berries:
Cherry:
Malt:
Zitrus:
Orange:
Herb:
Apple:
Caramel:
Cinnamon:
Peat Smoke:
Alcohol:
Blackberry:
Chocolate:
Plum:
Coffee:
Fig:
Grape:
Herbs:
Cake:
Chili:
Green Apple:
Heather:
Leather:
Lemon:
Nutmeg:
Pepper:
Banana:
Clove:
Dark Chocolate:
Date:
Grass:
Hazelnut:
Melon:
Peach:
Walnut:
Tasting
Sherry:
Fruit:
Sweet:
Spices:
Nuts:
Oil:
Oak:
Raisin:
Vanilla:
Malt:
Honey:
Peat Smoke:
Herb:
Cherry:
Caramel:
Dried Fruit:
Fig:
Ginger:
Alcohol:
Chili:
Chocolate:
Pear:
Zitrus:
Berries:
Dark Chocolate:
Orange:
Pepper:
Coffee:
Grape:
Almonds:
Apple:
Barley:
Cake:
Date:
Nutmeg:
Plum:
Tobacco:
Cinnamon:
Clove:
Green Apple:
Hazelnut:
Heather:
Melon:
Herbs:
Finish
Sherry:
Spices:
Oak:
Nuts:
Sweet:
Fruit:
Malt:
Herb:
Oil:
Peat Smoke:
Pepper:
Dark Chocolate:
Coffee:
Raisin:
Vanilla:
Herbs:
Alcohol:
Chocolate:
Heather:
Honey:
Berries:
Clove:
Date:
Plum:
Tobacco:
Zitrus:
Almonds:
Apple:
Barley:
Caramel:
Chili:
Dried Fruit:
Ginger:
Grass:
Hazelnut:
Leather:
Orange:

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Tasting notes of SlàinteMhath:

03. Mar 2017
Pedro Ximénez cask maturation holds a certain magic that is hard to pin down, and combined with some fine Oloroso butts you get a true sherry monster of a Single Malt! On the nose, there is a nice interplay of intense sweetness and fruity acidity with pears, melons and hints of eucalyptus. After a rich brown sugar arrival, the taste gets more aromatic and slightly dry, featuring a pleasant oak complexity. The finish of GlenDronach 12 is lasting, delicate and chocolaty bitter. This malt is a keeper of consistently good quality and a better value than Macallan.
RATING: 4.0/5.0 ≙ 88 pts

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15. Apr 2020
Nosing: SherryDried FruitSpicesVanillaLemon
Taste: CaramelHoneySweetSherryOakAlmonds

Finish:

Comment:
Buttery smooth taste
19. Feb 2017
Nosing:
SherryDried FruitRaisinChocolateCinnamon
Taste: SherryCinnamonRaisinBerriesDried Fruit

Finish: ChocolateCaramelDate

Comment: A good introduction to the Glendronach line. NCF/NC, 43% ABV, a great start.
dave245
09. Aug 2018
Nosing: SherryRaisin

Taste: FruitBerriesChiliPepper

Finish: SweetHoney

Comment: long finish
Newmandue
17. May 2019
nickwolf1
08. Jan 2020
nickwolf1
08. Jan 2020
05. May 2020
mpannozz
17. Dec 2014
23. Oct 2016