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Glendronach Cask Strength Batch 6 (700ml / 56.1%)

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Glendronach Cask Strength Batch 6 (700ml / 56.1%)

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Glendronach Cask Strength Batch 6 (700ml / 56.1%)


700ml / 56.1% ABV

The GlenDronach Distillery nestled in the valley of Forgue, deep in the East Highland hills near Aberdeenshire, is named after the source of its water: the Dronac burn. Founded in 1826, The GlenDronach was one of the very first licensed distilleries.

Although times have moved on, the processes used to create The GlenDronach have remained largely unchanged. The GlenDronach is of true Highland style: a heavy and robust spirit, perfect for a long maturation period in sherry casks. The award-winning GlenDronach range marries the best of Highland and Spanish skill and heritage to offer whiskies of elegant, complex character with tremendous depth of taste.

We are renowned as the masters of sherry cask maturation, and our Highland whiskies are recognised for their deep colour and rich flavour profiles, which range from sweet fruity flavours, from the Pedro Ximenez casks we select, to the dry and nutty notes, from superb Oloroso casks. Our well-kept secrets have been guarded for nearly 200 years by a parliament of rooks who love The GlenDronach so much they try to nest in the warehouses. The distillery folk believe as long as the rooks remain at the distillery, it will be good for the whisky.

Batch six in Glendronach's Cask Strength series has been, as per the previous releases, matured in a combination of Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez sherry casks. Bottled at 56.1%, this has notes of apricot, ginger and vanilla.

Tasting Notes (

Nose: Good quality sherry, buttery floral, sweet, stewed fruits, sugars, coffee, bread, tea, hint of grass.

Palate: Rich, very spicy (dissipates if given time), stewed fruits, elegant sherry, red wood, bread, butter, coffee, hint of cinnamon.

Finish: The spiciness will get your attention, woody, rich fruitiness, sweet grain, hints of coffee, sweet and sour plum sherry at the back.

Comments: The flavors are just absolutely beautiful on this one; intense and elegant throughout

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