Thursday, February 08, 2018


The GlenDronach Distillery, has today announced the launch of the 9th release in its limited-edition Grandeur series.

GlenDronach Grandeur Batch 9 (48.7% ABV) is a 24 Year Old single malt, which has been produced using whisky matured in Spanish oak sherry butts, distilled in 1990, 1992 and 1993.

GlenDronach Grandeur Batch 9

Limited to just 1,487 bottles, this latest release from the Aberdeenshire based distillery, is said to deliver notes of stone fruit, baked quince, glazed cherries, sandalwood, roast chestnuts and subtle musk-scented leather on the nose. Followed by notes of sherry-laced fruitcake, baked orange, sultanas and luscious black cherries on the palate.

Commenting on the launch, Rachel Barrie, The GlenDronach Master Blender, said: “In the GlenDronach Grandeur Batch 9, an unparalleled range of the finest aromas and tastes have been composed from masterful Spanish oak sherry cask maturation, patient aging and careful cask selection. Grandeur Batch 9 is a single malt of finesse, powerful complexity and persistence, reaching heights of maturity and depth of character that approach single malt perfection. The GlenDronach Grandeur is the pinnacle of the signature style, representing rich layers of Highland heritage and terroir, intensified through patient aging in the finest Spanish oak sherry casks.”

GlenDronach Grandeur Batch 9, will be available later this month from specialist retailers, RRP £450.00.

Posted by Steve Rush