Glendronach 12 Year Old 2002 Vintage Batch 10 Highland single malt Scotch whiskey. Single Pedro Ximenez Sherry Puncheon #1500 bottled June 2014. 565 numbered bottles.
Nose: Intense waves of treacle toffee and dark fruits are lightened by slight hints of mint and soft clove.
Palate: Sweet figs and chocolate-covered raisins dusted with vanilla are spiced by subtle cigar smoke, candied peel and stem ginger.
Glendronach malt whisky distillery was established north east of Huntley in Scotland’s Highland whisky region by James Allardice in 1826. The malting floors at Glendronach Distillery closed in 1996 and it was the last distillery in Scotland to heat its stills directly with flames from a coal-fired furnace, until it had to comply with new regulations in 2005. Glendronach Distillery is resplendent with a traditional cask iron mash tun, wooden washbacks, four stills matures its malt whisky in top quality sherry casks. Glendronach Distillery has a distillery visitor centre offering a range of distillery tours and the distillery participates is the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival.