Glenmorangie is a scotch label that should be in everyone's whisky gathering. It's the brand you reach for when somebody tells you they don't take scotch because they have faith in the misunderstanding that all scotch is a peaty blow-up in the jaw. Glenmorangie’s fragrance and light, and ruling in at 2ppm (phenol parts per million) make this scotch ever so amicable.
How does Glenmorangie achieve to yield such a light and perfumy malt? You can find the answer just by observing their stills. In 1843, when Glenmorangie was originated, they developed their skills second-hand from a gin distillery.
The stills are very tall, and the neck precisely is about as tall as a full-fledged giraffe, which permits only for the not dense and uncontaminated vapors to make it to the highest. Then, Glenmorangie uses mineral water from the Tarlogie Springs seated over the distillery, and the revered springs create rain forced through limestone and sand for eras.
It is situated near Tain, on the beach of the Dornoch Firth; Glenmorangie has been forward of its time with experiments with diverse cask finishes. Before being transferred to finishing casks, the scotch is aged ten years in ex-bourbon barrels. The scotch is matured in Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez sherry, port, and even sauternes casks in this roundup.
The fragrance of the product is full of plums and sweet red wine. It comes in the category of the typical sherried whisky and brown sugar cake and not to forget the gingerbread. Therefore, it smells pretty sweet as it has raspberries. It is a delightful fruity aroma, as is the case with usual sherried whisky.
If talking about the taste, it is a very clean, typical sherried flavor that consists of plums, which stand out and play a significant role in the drink. There is a slight bitterness, but it is beneficial to balance some sweet plum extracts. There are a few tokens of honors Glenmorangie Lasanta 12-Year-Old 70cl attained;
Gold Outstanding in Scotch Single Malt - Highland - 2019 at International Wine & Spirit Competition
Gold in Distillers' Single Malts 12 years and under - 2020 at International Spirits Challenge
Silver in Distillers' Single Malts 12 years and under - 2019 at International Spirits Challenge
The product's finish is pretty short, just like the vanilla, plum juice, and dark cherries remain to finish things off.