Glendronach 1991 Cask #5405
Another lovely single cask dram from Glendronach, this is from the Batch 9 single cask series, and is the Glendronach 1991 Cask #5405 distilled on 22/11/1991 and matured in a PX sherry cask.
I've been avoiding some heavily sherried whiskies recently after finding i was regularly getting rubbery notes and wanted to check that i wasn't subconciously putting that into my own notes from a bad experience. I do think it has worked as i didn't get any rubbery notes in here.
There's some lovely fresh vanilla and fruit in here and although it's not my favourite ever Glendronach i could happily drink this for the rest of the week and beyond.
Many thanks to Glendronach for the official sample.
Initially there's a gentle note of freshly scraped vanilla pods covering fresh summer plums before a deeper melon and some dried fruits, raisins and apricots with a lick of fruit salad chews some treacle and a hint of sticking your nose into a bag of haribo sweets.
plums and prunes with hints of ginger and fruit salad, there's raisins and apricots with some gentle vanilla coming in also
very nice, ginger and vanilla coated plums