It has been called ‘the perfect ten’ and most Glenmorangie drinkers will readily drink to that! After 10 years in ex-Bourbon casks, the Glenmorangie spirit has had enough time to mature and mellow into a beautifully balanced yet marvelously complex malt whisky. Enjoyed by newcomers and connoisseurs alike, it’s Scotland’s favorite malt whisky, hand-crafted with pride by the Sixteen Men of Tain. lden brown. Aroma: light and delicate, floral with traces of citrus and vanilla, with a light smokiness too. Taste: beautifully balanced, with honeyed nuts coming through. Aftertaste: clean and salving, short.
The first sniffings detect delicate notes of candied apple, light toffee and pear drops; aeration adds nuances of rose petals, carnations and lightly toasted malt. The palate entry is grainy and moderately sweet; at midpalate there’s a burst of red pepper backed by tastes of pears, peaches, mushroom, old attic and cigar tobacco. Ends cleanly. A deceptively complex 10 year old. Best Buy.