Our Tasting Notes
Nose: You know you’re in for a unique, sherried banquet from the sheer beauty of the nose: Elegant, fragrant and rich with delightful notes of toffee, orange peel spoon-sweet, creamy cigar leaf and sun-kissed rose petals.
Palate and Finish: Pure Velvet, with a refreshing mix of dark ripe fruits, cinnamon coated nuts, mint chocolate, and wonderfully tempered oak that really allows the whisky to shine, leading to a sweet, tangy finish that is warm, juicy and as smooth as the night is long.
Conclusion: A stunning pour that had me channelling my inner J.R.R. Tolkien, with a twist…. It’s simply:
‘The One GlenDronach to Rule Them All’.
The Whisky List Tasting Notes
Sherry-rich, dusty, old leather (in a really good way) and tobacco on the nose.
Amazing balance on the palate; mostly silky with the lightest touch of oak tannin makes it sit perfectly on the tongue. The Sherry influence is evident, but not overpowering by any means, balanced by the spirit’s warmth and subtle, complex spices.
The long, drawn-out finish exposes a hint of vanilla sweetness that lingers and lingers and lingers and…
Producer’s Tasting Notes (Glendronach Master Blender, Rachel Barrie)
Nose: Strawberry preserve, burnt orange zest, sandalwood and honeycomb
Palate: Red liquorice orange zest, Oloroso, pepped apple and bramble
Finish: Long, warming, and lingering. Wave after wave of warming sweetness and richness. Give this whisky time to open up and you will see it transform while you taste.