Price: $120 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Glenmorangie / LVHM
Mashbill: 100% malted barley
Aged For: 18 years
Cask Type: Ex-bourbon, finished in sherry casks
Chill Filtered: Yes
Color Added: Yes
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Honey, floral, malt, apples, custard, and fresh cut hay
Mouthfeel: Light bodied
Palate/Taste: Vanilla, honey, malt, oak, cream, and white pepper
Finish: Light warmth and medium length vanilla with a punch of pepper, orchard fruits and honey
Thoughts: I’m not the biggest fan of Glenmorangie, but this is a huge leap in taste for me from their 10 and 12 year malts. It’s a simple highlander that is sure to be a crowd pleaser.
Score: 80 out of 100