Pretty aromas of muddled apples and fresh cider with subtle baking spices. Rich baked apple flavors lead to subtle caramel and smoke and finish with spice. All within a slightly granular texture. Fresh and clean.
Aromas are subtle with lemons, honey, apples and light brown sugar. It is medium light in the mouth with red apple flavors that develop into rich caramel, toffee, tobacco and smoke. The finish is spicy and clean.
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