Whisky Review: Glenmorangie 19 Years Old

Style: Sweet and Bright Nose: Orange blossom powdered by icing sugar. A turmeric touch, ginger slices lifting the sweetness beautifully. Glazed pears and navel oranges tip-toeing on copper pipelines, peppermint drops falling on top of white timber. Fresh oakiness. Quite nice. Palate: Orange confectioneries with a zesty ring. Lemon quencher with a drop of rose…

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Dram Review: Glenmorangie 25 Years Old

[43%・Bottled circa 2015・Official Bottling・Discontinued General Release] Nose: Starts out with quite a lovely musk that is heavily Sherried, albeit obviously without that cask strength oomph one is used to with single-cask-Sherry-bombs. The juicy raisins and ripe orchard fruits give a lovely tone with the base notes formed of chocolate and oak along with hints of…

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Whisky Review: Glenmorangie Private Edition Spios

Style: Spicy and Sweet Nose: Delicate, graceful aroma of glazed pears with caramel popcorn. Almost sticky sweet for a moment. Perfumed tones, candied flowers melting softly. Orange blossom tightroping over a ginger field. More spices surfacing as you dig deeper, quick dab of raw grassiness at the back. Nice. Palate: Powerful ginger attack on the…

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Whisky Review: Glenmorangie Signet

Style: Sweet and Rich Nose: Semi-dry, caramel and coffee ground aroma on the nose. Java cake garnished with grated ginger, chocolate milkshake shaking up. Unhurried lemon and orange citrus floating up to the top, all bright and shiny now. Aroma started from a deeper level and brightens up overtime. Quite nice. Palate: A richer Glenmorangie…

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Whisky Review: Glenmorangie Nectar d’Or Aged 12 Years

Style: Sweet and Delicate Nose: Warm vanilla lightly brushed with drier malt, which is nicely supplemented by the delicious honey apple core. Sweetness in the malt offers an incredible depth, within the creamy almond cake hides faint notes of copper, mineral and dry spices. While delicate peppermint nudges from behind. Bright, balanced and smooth. Palate:…

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Dram Review: Glenmorangie Dornoch

[43.0%・NAS・Bottled Circa 2014・Official Bottling・Limited Release] Nose: Thin but likeable aromas of toasted oak, marshmallow, anise and pear sweets, in some ways highlighting the clean, soft distillate.  It feels young but has this rustic countryside charm with its faint floral notes and artificial vanilla essence. Palate & Finish: A pleasant mix of citrus and barley, light-bodied…

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Dram Review: Glenmorangie Grand Vintage Malt 1990

[43%・ Distilled in 1990・Bottled in 2016・Official Bottling・Limited Release] Nose: The nose is courteously restrained, mildly floral and showing its greenness.  Some faint suggestions of Oloroso amidst the more obvious caramelisation of the Bourbon barrels.  Green mango, Lotus Biscoff, golden honey and caramelised banana with a sprinkle of white pepper and cut basil. Palate & Finish:…

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Dram Review: Glenmorangie 10 Years Old (Bottled Circa 1980s)

[70° Proof・10 Years Old・Bottled Circa 1980s・Official Bottling・General Release] Nose: Chocolate coated caramel and red tea on the nose, the raisin influence is seemingly bigger than the current release. Vanilla and pear nectar with a delightful strawberry cream note that lightly sips out after a while. Palate & Finish: Plenty of strawberry fructose on the palate,…

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Whisky Review: Glenmorangie Tùsail Private Edition

Style: Malty and Dry spices Nose: Nutmeg and ginger infused firmly with rich, malty sweetness. Lightly smoked barley, vanilla icing sugar and poach pears. Dryness showing in spicy undertone. Cinnamon and orange candies. Palate: A warm caramel coat slowly dissolve on the palate. Again, spices have weaved tightly into the sweet barley dance. Fresh ginger,…

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Whisky Review: Glenmorangie Companta Private Edition

Style: Sweet and Round Nose: Rich and round red currants decorated with a small pinch of peppermint. Sugar plum and red fruits tart. Sweet aroma with a slight touch of cinnamon sticks. Navel oranges gently shine through from the back. Beautiful sweet nose. Palate: Another rich tide of red fruit sweetness landing nicely on the…

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