Glenmorangie's first single estate whisky created at the Distillery’s home from grain to glass. For this limited edition, the whisky’s barley was grown only in the fields of the Cadboll Estate which surround the Distillery, for a spirit of unique creaminess. Aged for 15 years and matured exclusively in first-fill American oak bourbon barrels, this single malt brings an intense oak depth and a rounded smoothness.
Intense and crunchy, with lots of oak, peanut brittle, malty or biscuity notes, and hints of crème brûlée. After a while, some orange oil and lemon zest. Ripe pear emerges, along with a subtle hint of menthol. A splash of water opens the floral nature of the whisky with hints of jasmine, rose and honeycomb.
A voluptuous, creamy texture leads into an explosion, of soft, rich, sweet flavours: heather honey, butter candy, white chocolate, pears, apricots and mandarin segments, along with a balancing eucalyptus or menthol note.
The flavour lingers for a long time, with more sweet mandarin orange, gentle toasty oak and vanilla.