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GlenDronach & BenRiach UK Exclusives

GlenDronach & BenRiach UK Exclusives

Three exciting new UK exclusives released this week by The BenRiach Distillery Co Ltd. Here's the official tasting notes for each dram. Each whisky release is now available to buy via our online whisky shop... Be quick though, as stock is limited... GlenDronach 1995 / Single Cask #3326 - UK Exclusive Single cask #3326 has been aged for 19 years in a Pedro Ximénez sherry puncheon before being bottled at cask strength, 55% vol with an out-turn of 661 bottles. glendronach-1995-single-cask-3326-uk-exclusive-whisky-380 Official Tasting Notes - Single Cask 3326 Appearance: Deep amber gold. Nose: Soft, well-rounded oak spices combine perfectly with rich plum juice and dates. Hints of citrus and cedar wood add a crisp contrast to the initial soft nose. Palate: Lashings of dark fruit syrup and a dark chocolate depth are warmed by cracked black pepper and touches of orange bitters. The long finish explodes with traditional sherry characteristics.
GlenDronach 1993 / Single Cask #39 - UK Exclusive Single cask #39 was distilled in 1993 and aged in a Oloroso sherry butt for 21 years. Filled in 2014 at 58.8% vol with an out-turn of 567 bottles. Official Tasting Notes - Single Cask 39glendronach-1993-single-cask-39-scotch-whisky-380 Appearance: Rich dark crimson. Nose: A rich, meaty character filled with dark fruit-cake and roasted coffee beans, leading to a gentle balance of sugared dates, zested orange and hints of red chilli. Palate: Fantastic depths of allspice, dark chocolate and espresso coffee combine with delicate, warm, toasted oak spices. A soft, floral fruitiness appears in the long, unique sherried finish.
BenRiach 1995 / Single Cask #182044 - UK Exclusive Single cask #182044, a classic Speyside Scotch whisky, matured in an ex-bourbon barrel. Only 208 bottles filled at 52.5% vol. BenRiach-1995-Single-Cask-182044-whisky-380Official Tasting Notes - Single Cask 182044 Appearance: Bright harvest gold. Nose: Classic crème caramel combines with ripe pear and apricot. Gentle waves of lime zest add a contrasting, crisp fresh edge. Palate: Fruit salad syrup, vanilla pod and touches of toasted coconut combine to give the delicious, classic-Speyside character. Barley sugar and toasted oak give a sweet, warm and lingering finish.
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