Posts Tagged “Wood Finish”

Start out with Sherry, Then Add Some Port, and Keep it Basically GlenDronach

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Start out with Sherry, Then Add Some Port, and Keep it Basically GlenDronach

This sweet, desert-y port gets its name from its tawny (reddish-brown) color, a hue you’re sure to recognize when you see a whisky aged in tawny port casks. I know there are many people who aren’t all that fond of port cask matured whisky, and it has definitely played second fiddle to sherry maturation over…

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Reviewing GlenDronach’s Most Non-Traditional Expression: The 14 Year Old Virgin Oak

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Reviewing GlenDronach’s Most Non-Traditional Expression: The 14 Year Old Virgin Oak

The first wood finishes appeared in the mid to late 1980s (Glenmorangie’s Sherry Wood finished Vintage 1963 was released in 1987) and only became a regular feature in the mid 1990s. In fact, the very same year Glenmorangie made the wood finishes part of its┬ácore expressions – 1996 –┬áthe stills at Glendronach went silent. After…

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