Glendronach 1992-2018 | 26 Year Old Whisky-Online Exclusive #220

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Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Distillery Bottling Exclusive For Whisky-Online
70cl / 54.7%

A 1992 Single Cask Glendronach selected by Wayne, Harrison & Tim exclusively for Whisky-Online.com.

We're pleased to offer all of our customers our first official private single cask from Glendronach Distillery.

This cask was specially selected by Wayne, Harrison & Tim exclusively for Whisky-Online. It was among some worthy contestants, including a couple of casks from the renowned 1993 vintage. However, the lads didn't want to select a whisky-based solely on its attributes but instead select a whisky that would be respected for its sheer quality. Below we have included our tasting notes for your perusal.

This Glendronach was distilled on 05/06/1992 and aged for 26 years in sherry butt #220 before being bottled in 2018 with a yield of 457 bottles.

Attributes
Distillery

Glendronach

Bottler

Distillery

Series Whisky-Online Exclusive
Country Scotland
Region Highland
Distilled Year 1992
Bottling Year 2018
Cask Number 220
Cask Type
Sherry Butt
Bottled Produced 457
Bottled Size 70cl
ABV 54.7%
Pre Owned No

 

Tasting Notes

Whisky-Online Tasting Notes:

Colour: Deep Amber

Nose: A rather elegant old style of sherry. Saline, nutty and redolent with damp earthy notes, bitter chocolate, old Armagnac and touches of rancio. Hints of lemon rind underneath hot espresso, black pepper and myriad soft dark fruits. Water reveals marzipan-wrapped prunes, damson compote and earthy black teas. 

Palate: A rather surprising and hefty spiciness. Lots of woody mulling spices, treacle, black pepper, hot paprika and things like roast chestnuts, camphor and new leather. Hints of lime cordial, charcoal, black cherry, truffled meats and a salty, resinous rancio note. Water reveals dark fruit cordials, jams, damp pipe tobacco and strawberry wine. 

Finish: Long, earthy, salty, full of walnut oils, sharp spices and hints of cough syrups and herbal resins. Extremely satisfying and thrillingly old school, echoing sherry.