A 2011 release to fill a gap in the rapidly expanding Glendronach range and named for the Parliament of rooks that live in the trees near the distillery. A tasty combination of sherry matured whiskies, both Oloroso and PX, perfect for sherry-heads.
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CountryScotlandRegionHighlandBottlerDistillery BottlingAge21 Year Old
Nose Ripe with some woodsmoke, mulch/humus. Sweet, rich and deep hints of sulphur.
Palate Soft and long. Tomato puree, treacle toffee and gravy browning. Deep and intense with grip.
Finish Long, firming.
Comments Yes there's sulphur but it's not off-putting for me.
Tasting Notes by Martine Nouet for Whisky Magazine
Nose Sherried. Dense. Damp warehouse or more precisely cider cellar. Burnt wood. Earthy. Moss. Fig syrup. Coffee and walnut cake.
Palate Sweet and mellow at start then the wood prevails. Huge wave of liquorice. Eau-de-vie cherries in dark chocolate.
Finish Lingering, nutty and chocolatey.
Comments A well balanced sherried whisky. Rich, complex with a beautiful finish.
Customer Reviews:(9 reviews)
This Dronach is fantastic. The lingering after taste is intense, goes on forever. Goes great side by side with a dark ale. Its a true king of whisky's for me.
- John., 8th June
At first like a dream, the sherried whisky I have been looking for. So complex and vibrant that you think you have landed in sherryheaven. But when the whisky starting oxidize, it shows it's nasty sulfur character. The change is pretty drastic. Not let this whisky oxidize, put the whisky smaller bottles and don't leave much air in there.
- Mikko, 17th Aug '13
- anonymous, 24th Oct '12
Tried it today at The Wee Dram Festival In Cheshire...quite the best sherry matured whisky I have tasted in A long while.
- anonymous, 20th Oct '12
Without question, the single greatest thing I’ve ever drunk under any capacity. If I were stranded in the desert, seconds from death, I would choose a sip of this whisky over gallons of water.
- Bill, 27th Sep '12
Wow, very good, you won't be disappointed:)
- GD, Elderslie Scotland, 7th Sep '12
Possibly the best thing that's ever been in my mouth!
- anonymous, 16th Aug '12
15yr Revival gets all the glory, but in a side by side this 21yr boasts maturity and depth. It is also the only one in the GlenDronach range without the drying sherry finish that can be a little displeasing at times. I just bought a bottle of this for my fathers birthday.
- Ian from USA, 19th Jul '12
- anonymous, 1st Apr '12
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