Glenmorangie 10yr has the scent of citrus and ripening peaches is softened by the aroma of vanilla, bringing a burst of flowery fruitiness, and a finish that is savory and sweet.
Smooth and mellow, like nuts drizzled with honey or Bit O’Honey candy, with a light vanilla finish. Matured in Bourbon casks for 10 years.— K.N.
Aromas of toasted grain, Bourbon cask, and spring grass fill the nose. The palate is dry but generous with a semi-lush core that features honey, floral notes, roasted almonds, and toasted grain. Wonderfully complex and simply hedonistically pleasing.
In 1999 Dr Bill Lumsden, Glenmorangie’s head of whisky creation, acquired the keys to a limited quantity of Sauternes barriques from the fabled vineyards of Chateau d’Yquem. This gave him an idea; what would happen if the exquisite 18-year-old vintage he had been patiently maturing were to be transferred into these famous barriques? The result of these 10 years of extra maturation is just 1,000 bottles of the oldest and very finest Glenmorangie vintage whisky.
To complement the collaboration between Glenmorangie and Chateau d’Yquem, a partnership between the traditions of whisky creation and viniculture, two renowned designers have been commissioned to encapsulate this story in an object of rare beauty. They are Laurence Brabant and Wouter Scheublin, and they have come together to create a wooden coffret that glides open to reveal a sensual crystal vessel