Glenmorangie Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky 18 year old - Sendgifts.com
Glenmorangie Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky 18 year old

Glenmorangie Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky 18 year old

$239.98

Despite the rich, buttery scent this single malt sips relatively dry. Rounded pear and sherry notes lead the palate at first, drying to leather and cigar wrapper and finishing long, with lemon zest and ginger zing. Water brings out more fruit, a tinge of violet, sprinkles of brown sugar and cinnamon sweetness, and a smoky whiff on the finish. Amazing complexity.

Part of Glenmorangie’s Prestige Range, this 18 year old spent its first 15 years in American white oak bourbon casks. After this time, 30% was transferred to Oloroso sherry casks where it spent its final days, as the rest remained in bourbon casks. After 18 years has passed in total, the whisky was reunited and bottled at 43% ABV. A thick, creamy and fruity single malt presented in a wonderfully elegant bottle. It certainly looks prestigious.

Nose:

Creamy and tangy notes of citrus, cinnamon, stewed fruits and caramel-drizzled pannacotta.

Palate:

The palate is tropical and creamy with nectarines in yoghurt, acacia honey, peaches in cream and butterscotch.

Finish:

Ends on tangy oak and grilled grapefruit with plenty of dark sugar caramelised on top…

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Description

The Glenmorangie Single Highland 18 Years Old is a single malt Scotch whisky of serious distinction. Once it has spent fifteen years maturing in American white oak casks approximately 30% is transferred into Spanish Oloroso casks to spend a further three years maturing. Then, when both elements have reached 18 years, we blend them back together to create a whisky with a rich bouquet and full, rounded flavour.

For a whisky of this age this expression has maintained, thanks to our delicate floral spirit and fine Oloroso casks, an incredible degree of vibrancy where the raisiny sweetness of the sherry has been toned down by the nuttiness of the American oak. Rich, rounded and sweet with dried fruits and a complex floral fragrance aroma. The taste of Glenmorangie Single Highland is balanced between honey, malt and flowery scents. Dates and figs emerge in the background with a hint of wood smoke. The finish is long and enticing with the sweetness of dried fruit and subtle dryness of Oloroso nuttiness.

Category Single Malt Scotch
Region United Kingdom, Scotland, Highland
Brand Glenmorangie
Alcohol/vol 43%

Additional information

Weight 750 lbs