Category: Glenmorangie

Glenmorangie 14 Quinta Ruban (46%, OB 2020)

Glenmorangie's Ruby Port cask finish has undergone a number of tweaks over the years: from the original Port wood finish, to the first NAS Quinta Ruban, to its much-loved 12 year-old successor, and now to the current 14 year-old version. The 12 used to essentially be the same whisky as the 10 but with a … Continue reading Glenmorangie 14 Quinta Ruban (46%, OB 2020)

Glenmorangie Midwinter Night’s Dram (43%, OB 2016)

A fancy name and a story behind it, where have we seen that before? This Glenmorangie was first released in 2015 and is a mixture of bourbon and oloroso sherry matured whisky. The name refers to the tradition in which the Glenmorangie master distiller would give the sixteen men of Tain a special whisky over … Continue reading Glenmorangie Midwinter Night’s Dram (43%, OB 2016)

In Brief: Westport 17 1997 (46%, Càrn Mòr Strictly Limited)

Sweet vanilla and orchard fruits - typical Glenmorangie Westport. Quite sweet but not overwhelmingly so, this is balanced by a subtle zestiness in the palate and dryness in the finish. This reminds me a lot of some natural Balblairs, as well as the Glenmorangie 10 - with a few more years in the cask. Perhaps … Continue reading In Brief: Westport 17 1997 (46%, Càrn Mòr Strictly Limited)