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Latest Whisky News - Glendronach to supply 25 year-old single malt for Donald Trump’s new £750m Scottish golf resort - 29th August, 2011

GLENDRONACH Distillery has been selected by Donald Trump to supply the commemorative 25-year-old single malt that will mark the opening next summer of his £750 million golf complex on the Menie Estate in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

The rare whisky chosen for the official Trump International Golf Links has been hand-selected by Master Distiller Billy Walker from the thousands of top-quality single casks maturing at GlenDronach’s warehouses at Forgue, near Huntly.

Mr Trump has chosen one of Scotland’s oldest distilleries to create a limited edition whisky for his eighteen-hole championship golf course.

It will be known, quite simply, as “Trump Scotland Single Malt Scotch Whisky”.

GlenDronach, founded in 1826, will initially supply 500 bottles to celebrate the grand opening.

Last year Mr Trump invited a handful of distilleries close to the course to create the finest whisky available for the resort.

Billy Walker, Managing Director of The Benriach Distillery Company, owners of GlenDronach, said his team were "extremely proud" to be involved with the Trump golf resort.

"As we are an Aberdeenshire distillery, we have close geographical proximity to the superb Trump development and as such see our award-winning whisky as a natural choice to commemorate the opening.

“When it opens next summer, Mr Trump’s golf course will be a byword for excellence, as will the rare GlenDronach single malt we have specially selected for the occasion.”

Mr Walker would not be drawn on specific details of the single cask, but confirmed it would be a classic GlenDronach – a silky-smooth fusion of sherry sweetness and concentrated fruit. The whisky will be released during the first half of 2012 to coincide with the opening of the golf complex.

Spanning approximately 500 hectares of land on the north-east coast of Aberdeenshire, the Trump development comprises a world-class championship links golf course suitable for hosting major international events and a second 18-hole links golf course; an iconic hotel set amidst an array of luxury holiday homes; and a residential village formed within the unique setting of Menie Estate.

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