This Glendronach 12 Year Old is a single cask whisky that was distilled in the Scottish Highlands in 2003. It was then matured in a single Pedro Ximenez cask before being bottled in 2015.The whisky was produced without the use of chill-filtration and was bottled at a cask-strength of 52.9%. This bottle was released as a Taiwanese exclusive, making it very hard to come by today. Only 677 bottles ever released. Rich and sweet with hints of dates, cinnamon and citrus fruits. A real beauty.
The Glendronach distillery was founded in 1826 by James Allardes. It was the second distillery to apply for permit that allowed them to legally produce whisky under the Excise act of 1823. It was purchased by Teachers and Sons in the 1960s and they added four new stills, increasing the total number to 6. The distillery was mothballed in 1996 before being reopened by Allied Distillers in 2001. It then changed hands on several other occasions before ending up with the Brown-Forman Corporation in 2016. Over the years they have produced many excellent single-malt expressions, most of which have been matured in some form of Sherry cask.