The GlenDronach 12 Year Old, epitomises our unyielding dedication to the mastery of our craft. Matured in fine Pedro Ximénez and Oloroso sherry casks from Andalucía in Spain, this richly sherried Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky presents smooth vanilla, soft fruits and a memorably long, nutty finish, for which it has become renowned. The expression is bottled at 43%, non-chill filtered and natural in colour.
The Revival has been revived! The GlenDronach's 15 Year Old Revival was a much-loved expression, though was sadly discontinued in 2015 by the distillery, citing lack of maturing stocks. However, stocks have been replenished and The GlenDronach 15 Year Old Revival has returned to our shelves! Matured in Pedro Ximénez and Oloroso sherry casks, this stuff is hugely flavoursome, aromatic and complex.
It has been matured within fine Pedro Ximenez and Oloroso sherry casks, from Andalucia in Spain, and port casks, from the Douro Valley in Portugal, as was imported and served in the houses of Scotland’s gentry at turn of the 19th century. The Spanish sherry casks bring out the rich house character of The GlenDronach while the port casks add the complex layers of bramble fruitiness that pay homage to the distillery’s home. In many ways it is the expression that our founder Allardice would have enjoyed in Glen House in years gone by.
A 21 year old Glendronach released in 2011, and aged in a mix of sherry casks (Oloroso and sweet Pedro Ximenez dessert sherry). The result is really very good indeed. Interestingly enough, this whisky has no political associations. It is, in fact, named "Parliament" after the collective term for a group of rooks - and there is a Parliament of Rooks living in the trees near GlenDronach.
Here we have Batch 11 of The GlenDronach Cask Strength series. This Highland single malt has been matured in oloroso and Pedro Ximénez sherry casks for big helpings of dried fruit character, and sweet spice. Bottled naturally coloured, non-chill filtered, and at a robust ABV of 59.8%, so a drop of water wouldn't go amiss. A great whisky to cosy up with next to the fireplace this one.
GlenDronach has reached double digits with its Cask Strength batches! This right here is Batch 10, which has been matured in a combination of Pedro Ximénez and Oloroso sherry casks, and has been bottled up at 58.6% ABV. As we've come to expect from GlenDronach, this one packs huge helpings of rich dried fruit, dark chocolate, and toasted spice notes.
GlenDronach Distillery has released its ninth limited edition release of its Cask Strength Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky, matured in Pedro Ximénez and Oloroso sherry casks from Andalucía. This richly-sherried expression offers connoisseurs a deeper insight into the distillery’s signature profile, by bottling the whisky at its natural cask strength of 59.4%, to bring out the full character and depth of maturation.
With each unique Cask Strength release, Master Blender Dr. Rachel Barrie individually selects and combines the perfect marriage of sherry casks before they are bottled at natural cask strength, as was custom before the turn of the 20th Century. With every expression of The GlenDronach, the deep, natural colour is drawn from slow maturation in Spanish oak casks. The Pedro Ximénez casks impart rich, fruit flavours, whilst dry and nutty notes come from the Oloroso casks.
Little has changed over the centuries at The GlenDronach, where they carry forth the tradition and time-honoured methods that have been practiced since the distillery was established almost two hundred years ago. Founder, James Allardice, was an early pioneer of sherry cask maturation and deemed the distillery’s complex and full bodied spirit perfect for slow maturation in Spanish oak sherry casks; a popular import into Scotland from Spain in the 19th century.
Master Blender, Dr. Rachel Barrie said:
“The GlenDronach Cask Strength Batch 9 is incredibly rich and full-bodied; the result of years of slow maturation in Pedro Ximénez puncheons and Oloroso sherry butts.
Add a drop or two of water to reveal a cornucopia of flavour; from treacle toffee and raisin-filled toasted brioche, to baked apple and bramble pie and star anise.This crescendos into a lingering dark chocolate, espresso coffee finish. The depth of this Highland Single Malt’s character is boundless.”
Inspired by Scotland’s history of importing casked port during the 19th century, Glendronach Port Wood has been finished in port casks from Portugal’s Duoro Valley for three years.
. The palate offers notes of apple crumble, wild berries and sweet gingerbread.
In contrast to the traditional, non-peated character of the GlenDronach, this particular whisky has, unusually, been distilled using peated malted barley. The GlenDronach ‘Peated’ pays homage to the peat historically used to dry the malted barley in the traditional floor matlings during the early days of the distillery. The subtle peated notes in this intriguing expression complement the classic GlenDronach Highland character and the rich sherry notes drawn from the wood.
Our original, signature single malt Scotch whisky has matured for at least 12 years in American and Spanish oak casks. A fragrant malt which is balances the fruitiness of pear with the richness of subtle oak.
Glenfiddich 15 is innovatively matured in three types of oak cask: sherry, bourbon and new oak, before being married in our unique, handcrafted Oregon pine Solera vat. Year on year, this Solera vat is never emptied but is always kept at least half full creating a deliciously harmonious and intense whisky which gets more complex and intriguing every year.
This stunning 30 year old single malt joins the Re-Imagination of Time series from legendary Speyside distillery Glenfiddich. Suspended Time focuses on the moment that the master distiller makes the decision that a whisky is ready for bottling, thus suspending its development and capturing it in the bottle at the perfect moment. This expression spent its time maturing in a combination of European and American oak casks, before it was filled into a handsome glass decanter bearing the magnificent Glenfiddich stag emblem. The display case is cleverly designed, so the bottle appears to be suspended in mid-air! This will make a splendid display piece for a special collection.
Col. James Moir founded of Glenglassaugh distillery in 1875. Moreover, this distillery is located at the east end of the beautiful Sandend Bay. He quickly established a reputation for making a quality whisky and the company prospered. He ran the distillery with his two nephews until 1892. However, Highland Distillers purchased the distillery after then. The distillery continued to produce whisky until 1986 when it’s mothballed.
The distillery sat silent for over 20 years. In addition, until a group of investors purchased it and started production again in December 2008. In 2013, the BenRiach Distillery Company took over Glenglassaugh distillery. They have the intention to bring this iconic distillery fully back to life. They gave the investment, commitment and care it deserves. Glenglassaugh uses the highest quality of Scottish barley and traditional distilling methods, our key focus being on quality. While many distilleries have become highly automated. However, in Glenglassaugh, our spirit is still believe in handcraft. We made our whisky by a small, highly skilled team dedicated to creating the highest quality product. We only select the finest casks and slowly mature our precious spirit in our coastal warehouses until it is ready.
The Glenglassaugh distillery launched their Wood Finishes series in late 2017, marking the first time they've ever released cask-finished expressions. Very exciting stuff! This particular bottling was initially aged in bourbon casks before being moved over to Pedro Ximenéz for up to two years.
GLENGLASSAUGH Revival was mothballed from 1986 until 2008 and this the first whisky to be made from spirit distilled at the distillery since it reopened. It was matured in a mixture of first-fill bourbon casks and red wine casks before a final short finish in first-fill oloroso sherry butts.
It was closed in 1986 but resumed production in 2008. This revival bottling is the first whisky to be made at the distillery since it reopened. Matured in a mixture of first and refill bourbon casks, this was finished for 6 months in first-fill oloroso sherry butts.