Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
4th Edition
Stated Age
14 years old
Ex-Bourbon, Ruby Port Pipe Finish
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml 750 ml
Two Part: Port Cask Finish, Aged 14 Years
Added on
03 May 2019 6:43 pm by Slàinte Mhath

Average value

€ 56.23

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266 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban

39 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.65 points

  1. marmeladow scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Very good, different for me = a bit more spicy and bitter-sweeter than the Quinta Ruban 12yo, but overall I like it better, so the additional price is ok for me. It got better, different and more complex with every sip. A top Glenmorangie. A pleasure especially for port aficionados
    With 20 gtt water it became sweet-fruity, but less complex and spicy - also very tasty, but more interesting for me without water.
    Once tasted after a Graham Tawny Port 10yo. In a direct comparison with a really good port, you can clearly see how much of the very successful port barrel finishing is in this material

  2. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Taste
      Lightly burnt butter, caramel and toast with brown sugar, dark honey, milk chocolate, strawberries and fresh cherry
    • Finish
      More plum and cherry, leather and rosemary, lavender, cinnamon and nutmeg,

  3. The_Independent scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    A good whisky with a clear port barrel profile.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Berries, grapes, crushed grape seeds, sawn wood, dust. Behind it peach, caramelized sugar, dark honey.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Sweet and distinctly tart berries, then bitter notes and somewhat astringent, quite spicy. Reminiscent of rose wine.
    • Finish
      86 86
      Medium length, fruity and slightly acidic, creamy cocoa, clear herbs and spices.

  4. Svarttt scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    I remembered the 12er in a fruity and shocking way but that can also be deceiving.
    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      81 81

  5. DenisLeonov scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Balance (20)
    Weak (82)
    • Nose
      Fruit, chocolate, varnish ... feels richer and more closed. (21,5)
    • Taste
      Acid, tree, grass (20)
    • Finish
      Finish sour, wood, spices, grass ... chocolate (20,5)

  6. YD84 scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      89 89

  7. Dris scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  8. zero_limits scored this whisky 81 points Newbie

    Good but not exceptional. Smart everyone’s whisky. May be served and well accepted alongside your afternoon tea with your dear relatives ;-) Not sure if the former Quinta Ruban 12 is the better choice!?

  9. lustaufwhisky scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Pleasant fruits with grapes, plums and oranges. A light citrus note and some honey. Nuts and chocolate are added. Finally, I hear a fine cedarwood aroma.

    Ripe berries and dried fruits appear on the palate. Oak wort and chocolate can be tasted. The malt is now a bit bitter, which I don't find annoying.

    A short to medium finish with fruit and oak flavor.

    The Quinta Ruban is nice and easy to drink. A good daily dram.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  10. TsiAI scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    Room temperature when drinking: 26 ℃

    Viewing Eyes: Deep copper and gold smell Nose: Sulphur smell, old wood fades a lot. Ripe grapes, pickled prunes, dark berries and pickled breath. Dried fruit bars, ebony soup, condensed custard cakes, raisin rolls, and the smell gradually becomes thick and sweet. As the complexity increases, the sense of balance improves, and the nose becomes more and more charming with time.
    Taste Palate: sweet and sour, the flavor is online, the aroma of grape pulp is improved, the aroma of flowers and black tea is still the same, the balance is better, the level changes are obvious, and the Chinese herbal medicine appears at the end.
    Finish: long, floral, black tea cake, honey, medium tannins, red notes, the flavor points to a clearer body

    Nose: 86.5 / 100
    Palate: 86.5 / 100
    Finish: 85/100
    Body: 83/100
    Overall: 85.5 / 100

    Overall: This is the body of the chain. . . It is loose, not firm enough, and does not match the flavor. It should be accompanied by a wine with a fat and high viscosity.


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