Glendronach 18 Year Old 1994 vintage Highland single malt Scotch whiskey. Single Pedro Ximenez Sherry Puncheon cask #3547 bottled May 2013 for the United Kingdom.
Limited release of 607 numbered bottles.
Nose: Creamy chocolate rum-raisins are perfectly spiced by a hint of sweet chilli. A gentle apple and barley note rounds off the nose.
Palate: Beautifully sweet peppery spices roll to chocolate fudge cake and waves of vanilla pod, ending in a delicate mint and stewed barley finish.
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.