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Glenmorangie Original Tasting notes and reviews

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Glenmorangie Original

Brand
Glenmorangie
Expression
Original
Type
Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
Abv
43.00%
Produced at
Glenmorangie Distillery
Region
Highland
Website
www.glenmorangie.com
Availability
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Michael Jackson

Nose
Very distinctive, clean, oaky peatiness. This character is in the background throughout.
Palate
Flowery. Fudgy. Toffeeish. Nutty. Very soft, restrained, spiciness. Then toasty and peaty.
Finish
Firm, clean (almost crisp), peatiness. Then long, very soft, spicy and remarkably warming.
Comment
Illustrates the extra dimension in whiskies when most distilleries did their own malting.

Jim Murray

Nose
A lighter, more flowery aroma with mixed fruit. Ethereal quality to the vanilla-malt complexity.
Palate
Sweet and delightfully spicy at first, then becomes richer and oilier.
Finish
Brilliant malt caresses the tastebuds: some times sweet, sometimes a little drier.
Comment
For my money the best Glenmorangie. I have yet come across: complexity beyond belief. Truly outstanding.
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