Glendronach 23 Year Old 1990 vintage Highland single malt Scotch whiskey. Single Pedro Ximenez Sherry Puncheon cask #1240 bottled October 2013 for the United Kingdom.
Limited release of 647 numbered bottles.
Nose: Rich toffee and toasted almonds with stewed barley over a chocolate-raisin richness.
Palate: Huge dark raisins and stewed plums with a complex balance of herbs and spices. Espresso coffee and cocoa beans with hints of sweet barley sugar explode on the palate.
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.