GlenDronach 12 Yrs – 7 April 2014

Produced at: The Benriach Distillery Company Ltd

Description: Glendronach is a distillery located at the far eastern point of the Speyside region.  It is located in the village of Forgue, close to the town in Huntly, in the county of Aberdeenshire.  The whisky produced at The production capacity of the distillery is 1.3 million litres per annum and the current owners are the Benriach Distillery Company, who took control in 2008.  They have resurrected the fortunes of the ailing distillery by refurbishing, increasing production, expanding the core range of single malts and their exposure to a wider audience.  Glendronach whisky has traditionally been held in high regard by blending companies and is currently a major constituent in the popular Teacher’s and Ballantine’s blends.

Type: Whisky/Whiskey, Scotch Single Malts
Expression: Double matured – first in sherry casks, then for a final period in first fill American oak
Age: 12 Yrs
ABV: 43%

Tasting Notes:

Colour: Deep amber-red gold.
Nose: Sweet, creamy vanilla, with hints of ginger. Spiced mulled wine and pear.
Palate: Rich, creamy, silky-smooth. Warm, rich oak and sherry sweetness, full mouth feel, raisins and soft fruits. Spicy with medium length and a dry finish.
Finish: Long, full and firm, slightly nutty.

Awards:

Bronze Daily Dram – 2013 Malt Maniacs Awards

Bottle #35

All  of our Expression members in attendance loved this Scotch!

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