COLOUR: Pale Gold.
BODY: Light to medium.
FINISH: Short to medium with lingering sweetness.
CASK TYPE: Refill Sherry Hogsheads.
STYLE: Light Fragrant Islay Malt.
Very few bottles of this cult favourite now remain. Distilled prior to the distilleries closure from 1996-2002, this '15 year old' bottled in 2015 is not so quietly known to contain whisky that's actually at least 19 years old. It is was also distilled at a time when GlenDronach was able to use direct coal fire to power their stills and used 100% ex-Oloroso Sherry casks in the maturation of this 15 year old expression.
Grandeur Batch 9 is a rare batch of highly revered single malt, bottled as a 24 year old expression. Personally selected by The GlenDronach Master Blender, The GlenDronach Grandeur Batch 9 has been composed using a handful of highly distinctive Spanish oak sherry butts distilled in 1990, 1992 and 1993, each selected for its quintessential contribution to the complexity of this distinguished single malt.
Matured exclusively in sherry casks from birth, this rare 24 year old expression epitomises mastery of the finest Spanish oak sherry cask maturation. Each cask is woven into a tapestry of exquisite balance, finesse and depth, the prelude to the most persistent and richly satisfying finish.
The GlenDronach Grandeur Batch 9 is bottled at 48.7% ABV, non chill filtered and, as always for The GlenDronach, of natural colour, for richness, authenticity and texture. Each of the 1,487 bottles produced is sealed with wax and individually numbered by hand, presenting a unique opportunity for both collector and connoisseur alike.
G&M Bruichladdich Cask Strength 1991 53.3% 700ml
G&M Glenburgie Cask Strength 1995 56.5% 700ml
G&M Glentauchers Cask Strength 1998 56.8% 700ml
G&M Tormore Cask Strength 2004 61.2% 700ml
G&M Tomatin Cask Strength 2007 60% 700ml
Heartwood Shot in the Dark, the first muscat cask matured whisky filled with Lark origin, 100% peated new make.
Cask No: LD961
Cask Type: Australian Muscat
Sphagnum Peat Influence: 100%
Filled: November 2013
Bottled: March 2019
One of 336 bottles
Hibiki 21 year old Japanese Blended Whisky - 43% ABV
The Hibiki 21 Year lies in the middle of Suntory’s Hibiki line, between the Hibiki 17 Year Old and Hibiki 30 Year Old releases. When blending the whisky the goal is to find harmony, or a delicate balance. This pursuit leads the master blender to choose the best combination of whiskies from across Suntory’s notable distilleries. This has taken centuries to perfect, but the result is a truly world-class bottle.
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A RARE, NEVER OFFICIALLY RELEASED IN AUSTRALIA 350ML BOTTLE AND NOT 700ML