1992 Cask #221 Aged 26 Years

56.5% ABV

This cask is part of the seventeenth release of The GlenDronach’s acclaimed Cask Bottling programme, which celebrates some of the finest examples of the distillery’s richly-sherried Highland Single Malt. Each expression has been bottled from a single cask, specially selected by our Master Blender, for its exceptional character.

Fourteen casks have been chosen, dating from 1990 to 2007, and each individually explores the sophistication, powerful intricacy and rich layers of Spanish sherry cask maturation found in every GlenDronach expression. From caramelised dates and baked banana bread in 1990 to baked blackberry and currants with dark chocolate in 1992, burnt raisin and Oloroso-soaked tobacco leaf in 1995 to baked apple pie and cinnamon in 2007.

The distinctive flavour and rich mouthfeel of each cask has developed during the slow maturation process. All fourteen casks are bottled without chill filtration for richness, at high strength and are naturally deep in colour.

443 bottles of cask #221 have been released in Europe.

TASTING NOTES

APPEARANCE

Deep bronze.

NOSE

Layers of Oloroso appear with toasted oak, butterscotch and crème brûlée, cherry stone and earthy bramble. Traces of orange blossom and balsam lift and lengthen with each breath.

PALATE

Sip plum in dark caramel, baked apple and cinnamon, as layers of sherry cask sweetness are released on the palate. Savour dates, orange peel and caramelised walnut.

BACK TO ALL WHISKIES

Please Drink Responsibly.

Welcome to the Glendronach

Please enter your birthday

Do not choose this option if you use a shared computer

This site uses Cookies. I agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Please Drink Responsibly.