Glendronach 18 Year Old 1996 Vintage Batch 10 Highland single malt Scotch whiskey. Single Pedro Ximenez Sherry Puncheon #1487 bottled June 2014. 677 numbered bottles.
Nose: An enriched combination of dark Demerara sugar and espresso spiced by gentle herbs and soft touches of liquorice.
Palate: Classic chocolate and orange merge with floods of rich plum juice. Roasted coffee beans enhance the full body and a crisp zest adds a fresh edge to the 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.