GlenDronach's 1971 Single Cask Whisky. Image courtesy GlenDronach. July 5, 2013 – GlenDronach has released the eighth batch of single cask bottlings from the Aberdeenshire distillery. All 8 were selected by Billy Walker, GlenDronach’s managing director and master blender, and were matured in a variety of ex-sherry casks for up to 42 years.

The batch includes the following bottlings:

1971 Cask #1246 (42 years old ), a Pedro Ximenez Sherry Puncheon at 44.6% ABV (shown here);
1990 Cask #2971 (22 years old), a Pedro Ximenez Sherry Puncheon at 50.8 % ABV;
1991 Cask #5409 (21 years old), a Pedro Ximenez Sherry Puncheon at 49.8% ABV;
1992 Cask #145 (21 years old), an Oloroso Sherry Butt at  58.1% ABV;
1993 Cask #3 (20 years old), an Oloroso Sherry Butt at 52.9% ABV;
1994 Cask #101 (19 years old), an Oloroso Sherry Butt at 58.4% ABV;
1996 Cask #1490 (17 years old), a Pedro Ximenez Sherry Puncheon at 53.1% ABV;
2002 Cask #1988 (10 years old), a Pedro Ximenez Sherry Puncheon at 55.6% ABV.

All eight whiskies in the batch will be available at whisky specialist retailers in Europe, with limited availability in other global markets.

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