Glenmorangie has existed as a distillery since 1843 when William Matheson bought a license to make whisky on the site of a brewery located near the Tarlogie Springs in Ross-shire in the highlands of Scotland. Matheson bought two second-hand gin stills to make his spirit, and the distillery is famous for having the tallest stills in Scotland, al ... Read More »
The 'original' sets a high standard for Highland whisky, and has gone from strength to strength since its slightly controversial packaging redesign a few years ago. Medium-bodied and gently warming, with pleasant spicy notes.
Relaunched in 2011, Glenmorangie's sauternes-finished Nectar d'Or is now proudly boasting a prominent age statement that wasn't there before, proclaiming it to be 12 years old. Give it a couple of years and it'll be growing a weedy moustache on its top lip. IWSC 2012 Gold Medal Winner
A distillery bottling from the earlier days of Glenmorangie's wine finishing experimentation. A 10 year old Glenmorangie further matured for 2 years in Premier Cru red wine casks from Cote de Beaune, for an extra kick of spice and red fruit.
One of the best Glenmorangie releases of the last ten years, this has recently been discontinued and replaced by the hugely popular 'Astar' bottling. A terrific 'Morangie. We have snapped up as much of the remaining stock as we could get our hands on.
A delicious no-age-statement dram from Glenmorangie, some of the spirit in Signet has been made using a unique heavily-roasted Chocolate Malt that really beefs up the rich flavours. The packaging is very impressive too.
IWSC 2012 - Gold Outstanding Medal - Whisky - Scotch World Whiskies Awards 2014: Best Highland Single Malt NAS
Glenmorangie's 15 year old Fino Sherry finished whisky is a rare example of that type of sherry cask being used. Matured in American white oak for 13 years, it was then finished in the Fino butts for the last 2.
The second in Glenmorangie's series of Private Editions (the first being the hugely popular Sonnalta), Finealta is lightly peated barley that has been matured partly in ex-sherry casks and partly in plain new American oak casks. the name means 'Elegance' in Gaelic (it says here). IWSC 2012 - Gold Medal - Whisky - Scotch