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25 Mar 2010

GlenDronach Grandeur

Posted by: Ruben Luyten In: * News

GlenDronach Grandeur Today the recently re-launched distillery GlenDronach announced a new thirty-one year-old expression selected personally by Mr Billy Walker: GlenDronach Grandeur.

It’s a selection of some of the oldest oloroso casks at GlenDronach. The expression is bottled at 45,8% (cask strength).

The official tasting notes of GlenDronach Grandeur mention “fruits, nuts, berries, coffee and subtle sweet sherry notes with date pudding aromas”.

There are 1013 bottles. No indication of the price…

GlenDronach Grandeur Ruben Luyten 2010-03-25
  • http://whisky.foodnwine.co.il Gal

    nice. but i am sure it will be out of my budget.

  • http://www.whiskynotes.be Ruben

    € 400 maybe? I’m just guessing now…

  • http://whisky.foodnwine.co.il Gal

    yes, this is definetly out of my reach.
    wife’s gona kill me if i shell those amounts on a single bottle.

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  • http://www.whiskynotes.be Ruben

    The pricing in the UK is £ 335 so probably € 375-400 in Europe.

  • http://whiskyisrael.co.il gal

    Just had a sample of this nectar/

    good stuff ;)

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