Glendronach 12 Years Old Miniature 5cl 43°

Distillery : Glendronach / Country : Scotland / Reference: : 21930

Glendronach invites you to discover its original 12 years edition in a miniature format.

This version is a magnificent Highland Scotch Single Malt, fully aged in Sherry casks: a first double maturation in Sherry Oloroso casks to bring notes of dried fruits and spices before a final maturation in Pedro Ximénez cask for the grapes and the syrupy.

This whisky is made by Billy Walker, one of Scotch Whisky's most famous master distillers for over 40 years.

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Volume0.05 L
ABV43 °
Age12 years

Glendronach means "valley of mulberries" in Gaelic. Located near the town of Huntly east of Speyside in Scotland. This distillery implements traditional methods of production (malting including drying partly with peat fire, as well as the heating of stills). This largely explains the powerful character and strong personality of his Single Malt.

Always very rich, Glendronach whisky is fully revealed in Sherry cask versions. It shows a perfect balance between the notes of Sherry, malted barley and fruits (red fruits).

Glendronach in East Speyside stands apart from other distilleries in the area. Its blackened stone buildings, pagodas and blood-red shutters immediately attract attention. The small stream that runs through the inner courtyard of the distillery reinforces its artisanal and traditional character.

Destroyed by a fire in 1837, it was rebuilt in 1852 and bought in 1920 by Charles Grant, son of the founder of Glenfiddich. Sold in 1960 to William Teacher & Son, it doubled its production capacity in 1966, the number of stills from two to four.

Until it was dormant in 1996, Glendronach was still malting some of its barley. Once again operational since May 14, 2002, its stills are still heated with coal.

Currently, Brown Forman (Jack Daniels) is the owner of the distillery. Rachel Barrie is the Malt Master of the 3 Glendronach, Benriach and Glenglassaugh distilleries.

Colour: coppered

Nose: sweet, vanilla, creamy, with ginger notes. warm and spicy wine and pear.

Palate: rich and creamy. Wooded and fruited (sherry, dry grape and fruits). Spicy with a dry finish.

Finish: long, full and firm, light nuts.