Top 10 Whiskies of 2019 – No. 7
In at No.7, as a follow up to its first peated single malt Scotch, the Glendronach Peated Whisky, Glendronach have now created this wonderful peated malt, finished in Douro Valley port pipes!
The GlenDronach Peated Port Finish is a nod to the nineteenth century tradition of importing casked port into Scotland.
With an ABV of 46% this malt has been bottled without an age statement giving this crisp and sweetly-scented malt aromas of perfume though plenty of charred oak comes through on both the palate and finish.
Limited to 1 Bottle Per Customer.
Nose: Plumes of charred oak rush through the nose, reveailing hints of green peppercorn and chalky muesli.
Palate: A crisp delivery brings touches of fermented strawberry preserve with vanilla sugar and a note of doughy churros. steamed oranges and cranberry sauce, with peach cobbler, stewed barley,
Finish: Ashy oak, a little honey and an earthy smoke linger revealing a slight grassiness on the finish, as well as a lick of peppermint.