The Glendronach 50 Year Old

The GlenDronach 50 Year Old

Whisky Information

Country: Scotch Whisky
Average Price: £29000.00 / 700ml
This 1971-produced spirit has been coupled with Oloroso sherry after sleeping in Pedro Ximenez and Oloroso sherry barrels for 50 years. To create this incredibly complex whiskey, the dram was then finished in a single Pedro Ximenez barrel. The 50-year-old single malt is now being monitored by Rachel Barrie, the master blender at The GlenDronach. The expression contains no chill filtering, a 43.8% alcohol by volume (ABV) and a rich golden color that was naturally given by the barrel. Cranberries and sugared almonds are prominent aromas on this whisky's bouquet, along with some strong woody undertones. Sweet vanilla custard, caramelized sugar, juicy cherry, and tobacco flavors are powerful and dry on the mouth. These flavors develop into a finish that is rich of dark chocolate and cocoa beans that lingers.

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About GlenDronach

The Highland whisky region in Aberdeenshire includes the area around the Glendronach distillery, a Scottish whiskey producer. The BenRiach Distillery Company Ltd. owned it. James Allardes (commonly referred to as Allardice) established the distillery in 1826 as the second distillery to submit an application for a permit to lawfully make whiskey under the Excise Act of 1823, which was passed three years earlier and permitted the distillation of whisky in Scotland. Other versions attribute the distillery's founding to a group of farmers and tradesmen, who could include Allardes. Around 1960, Teachers and Sons Ltd bought the Glendronach distillery and doubled its capacity from two to six stills. Allied Distillers Limited closed the distillery in 1996 and restarted it in 2002. The distillery was acquired by Chivas Brothers Ltd, a company that is a member of the Pernod Ricard group, in 2006, and was then sold to the BenRiach Distillery Company in 2008. Walter Scott, who bought it in 1881, and Charles Grant, the son of the distillery's founder, who bought it in 1920, are two other important owners.

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