Donnerstag, 28. Oktober 2021, 14:19:26

Neu: Glendronach Port Wood

Der Whisky erhielt ein Finish in Port Pipes aus dem Douro Tal

Glendronach hat soeben die Veröffentlichung einer neuen Abfüllung bekannt gegeben: Der Glendronach Port Wood wird ab sofort in den Fachgeschäften erhältlich sein.

Der Glendronach Port Wood ist nicht kältefiltriert und nicht gefärbt. . Er ist mit 46% vol. abgefüllt und wurde zunächst in Pedro Ximénez und Oloroso sherry casks gereift, um dann noch in Port Pipes nachgereift zu werden. Der Preis ist für UK mit 60 Pfund angegeben, das entspricht ca. 67 Euro.

Weitere Details zu ihm, wie zum Beispiel die offiziellen Tasting Notes können Sie der nachfolgenden Pressemitteilung entnehmen:


Inspired by the historical import of casked port into Scotland during the 19th century, The GlenDronach distillery is pleased to announce the release of The GlenDronach Port Wood.

The GlenDronach distillery was established in 1826 by founder James Allardice, at a time when both sherry and port were ‘de rigueur’, with the finest port pipes travelling along Portugal’s Douro River, destined for the wine cellars of Scotland’s gentry.

Made by our craftsmen using the same, time-honoured methods passed down through generations for almost two hundred years, The GlenDronach’s rich, full bodied Highland spirit has been matured in the distillery’s signature Pedro Ximénez and Oloroso sherry casks, followed by a second maturation in some of the finest port pipes from the majestic Douro Valley of Portugal.

Expertly selected and married by The GlenDronach Master Blender, Dr Rachel Barrie, The GlenDronach Port Wood is a rich and fruity ten-year-old limited release to be savoured.

Master Blender, Dr Rachel Barrie said:

“The GlenDronach means ‘valley of the brambles’ in old Scots Gaelic. We are delighted to celebrate this heritage with a Portuguese twist on our revered Pedro Ximénez and Oloroso sherry cask maturation, which uses the finest Spanish oak.

This extra maturation in Port casks imparts a deep cherry wood colour and enriches the layers of fruit in The GlenDronach, with delightful waves of Victoria plum, brambles and sandalwood on the nose. Layers upon layers of rich fruit flavour open up on the palate with notes of roasted apple crumble and gingerbread, developing into baked orange and black cherry back-notes.”

The GlenDronach Port Wood is bottled at 46% ABV, and as is the case for all The GlenDronach expressions, is non-chill filtered and absorbs colour naturally over time from the Spanish oak in which it resides. It will be available to buy from specialist retailers worldwide from June.


Appearance: Intense cherry wood. Nose: Breathe in delightful waves of Victoria plum, bramble and strawberry jam with top notes of cherry blossom and honeysuckle on a base of sandalwood and ginger.

Taste: Layers upon layers of rich fruits. Sip blackberry and roasted apple crumble with freshly baked gingerbread, developing into a baked orange and black cherry back-note.

Finish: Savour orange peel, sultana and cherry cake lingering into the richly fruity finish.

ABV: 46% RRP: from £60

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