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Glendronach 1991 Cask #5405 Review

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.

Tasting Notes & Details

Nose

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.

Palate

plums and prunes with hints of ginger and fruit salad, there's raisins and apricots with some gentle vanilla coming in also

Finish

very nice, ginger and vanilla coated plums

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: Glendronach 1991 Cask #5405
Age: 1991 Vintage
ABV: 49.90
Distiller: Glendronach
Bottler: Glendronach
Type: Single Cask Single Malt
From: Scotland, Speyside
Posted: 26/02/2014 by Tom



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