First Impression: 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. Thoughts & Finish:…

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First Impression: 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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First Impression: Glenmorangie Bacalta

[46%・2017・NAS・Original Bottling・Limited Release] Nose: The dram opens with a breath of aged balsamic vinegar, the oak has been elegantly laid down.   Hint of salt spray akin to a quiet pier perhaps, once that initial layers peel away, there is the crème caramel note, no doubt from the caramelisation of the wood.  Dried Seville oranges served on…

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Whisky Review: Glenmorangie 18 Extremely Rare 18 Years Old

Style: Sweet and Floral Nose: Mellow honeyed and poached pears entering the fray. Whispering malt lacing through with a hint of cereal dryness. Light chilli, pinch of nutmeg spice. Dry figs and dates with an alluring sweet floral fragrance around it. Palate: A swift, lovely mix of honey figs, cereal, malt and wood smoke together…

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Whisky Review: Glenmorangie Private Edition Ealanta

Tasting Notes:  Glenmorangie Private Edition Ealanta ☆☆ Style: Perfume Oak and Elegant Nose: At the nose, there is a delicate touch of orange peels with icing sugar and floral nectar. Gradually it makes a creamy vanilla turn and introduces a unique incense of timber shavings which is so light and so alluring! The beautiful scent is…

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