Okay. Last of the Glenmorangies. Pretty sick of typing Glenmorangie. Only 5 minutes left to get this post up so here goes. Lasanta aged in sherry casks. Which means I probably won’t like it. And I didn’t. smell dan – burn, thick church wine, molasses, grape simon – cocoa, grape, pear neat dan – no
The next sampler out of the Glenmorangie Discovery Pack is the 12y Nectar d’Or, aged in Sauternes casks. What is Sauternes? you might ask. Totally legit, so did I. Sauternes is a sweet french wine, from some specific region of France and, interestingly, afflicted with a specific blight. Botrytis Cinerea causes noble rot, which partially
There’s only so much you can write about one scotch distiller and I feel like I’ve covered anything worth mentioning in the last two posts, so instead I thought I’d write about what Quinta Ruban is. According to Google, it’s this scotch expression aged in port casks. Wahwah. So, okay, that’s kind of predictable. I
The first bottle out of the Discovery Pack is the big bottle of Glenmorangie 10y. Since the three sample bottles are all based on this scotch aged an additional 2 years in various wine casks, we figured it made the most sense to start with this one, so as to have a more informed palate.
This was a great get. For the cost of a bottle of Glenmorangie Original 10y, you get a bottle of Glenmorangie Original 10y, with three other scotches to try, each aged an additional 2 years in different kinds of casks. The Quinta Ruban 12y is aged in port casks, the Nectar d’Or 12y in sauternes