The subtle notes of bittersweet chocolate, dark toffee, and bacon fat sneak up on you only after a couple of minutes of air exposure. One of the more complex and elegant bouquets in Scotch blends. Buttery, oily, luscious.
The sweet, wine-like, sherry imprint taste of the Glendronach Distillery malts is all over this poised, chewy thoroughbred.
Long. Oloroso sherry sweet and almost prune-like. Satiny. I think of the muscular, sinew, peaty side of Speyside malts.
Cream is the appropriate moniker. Smoky, robust, vibrant.