Legend has it that on the site of Glenmorangie, one from of alcoholic beverage or another has been produced since the Middle Ages. This distillery was also known for making various technical advances through innovative still design. A series of 12-year-old whiskies finished in different casks are marketed. Glenmorangie was the first to produce distillery-approved cask-strength bottlings and is also the largest selling malt in Scotland.
Color: Pale gold
Nose: Spicy (cinnamon, walnut, sandalwood), with some flowery sweetness, fresh, a whiff of the sea, enticing.
Body: on the light side of medium, but with some viscosity.
Palate: Spicy, flowery, and malty-sweet tones that are creamy, almost buttery.
Finish: Long and rounded.
Overall this whisky has subtle complexity, surprising depth, and excellent balance.