GlenDronach Port Wood 10 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky (Highlands, Scotland)

GlenDronach Port Wood 10 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky
(Highlands, Scotland)

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About the Whisky:
The GlenDronach Port Wood is inspired by the historical import of casked port into Scotland during the 19th century. During the 1800s, port was ‘de rigueur’, and many of the finest port pipes would travel from Portugal, down its Douro River, destined for the wine cellars of Scotland’s gentry. Whilst many years have passed, Portugal’s majestic Douro Valley is still renowned for its exceptional port. We have selected some of its finest port pipes to house The GlenDronach for a second maturation period of three years. Our Master Blender has expertly combined the whisky from these port pipes, to create a fruit-filled ten-year-old expression, with layers of ripe berries rolling into its signature long, lingering finish.

Tasting Notes:

APPEARANCE: Intense cherry wood
NOSE: Breathe in delightful waves of Victoria plum, bramble and strawberry jam with top notes of cherry blossom and honeysuckle on a base of sandalwood and ginger.
PALATE: Layers upon layers of rich fruits. Sip blackberry and roasted apple crumble with freshly baked gingerbread, developing into a baked orange and black cherry back-note.
FINISH: Savour orange peel, sultana and cherry cake lingering into the richly fruity finish.

Awards/Reviews:

95 Points, Gold - Intl Wine & Spirits Competition 2022

"A proudly robust whisky possessing the lavish flavors of succulent dried fruit, poached pears and smooth creamy vanilla. Gorgeously dry at the finish with bold lingering bites of savoury toasted oak. A truly wonderful drinking experience."

Gold - SF World Spirits Competition 2022

#18, Top 20 Of 2021 - Whisky Advocate

"This iconic sherried single malt scotch gets an extra-generous helping of fruit from maturation in port pipes at the hands of GlenDronach master blender Rachel Barrie. The result is a decadent and chewy dram that starts off with fig, dried cherries, and glazed banana chips on the nose. The mouth-filling flavors boast rich fruit, with chocolate-covered cherry and spiced Christmas cake before a lingering finish of drying cocoa and gingersnaps. Lush, creamy, and moreish in the extreme." (92 Points)

92 Points, Excellent/Highly Recommended - Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2021

 

93 Points - Wine Enthusiast