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Glenmorangie 18-year-old

Overall rating
85.60/100
votes
731
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Extremely Rare
Bottled
2007
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Bourbon & Oloroso Sherry Casks
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
New Label
Bottle code
L7 329
Barcode
5010494564273
Added on
27 Aug 2008 10:55 am
Colored

Average value

€ 86,28

46 × in wishlist

731 × member ratings

2168 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenmorangie 18-year-old

49 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.60 points

  1. mosesumike scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Here's another controversial bottle. From the point of view of PLV a clear buy recommendation from me. Why? He is certainly not in the front but for this money you get relatively easy a rich and very mild mouthfeel. Also a really great finish. House whisky.
    • Nose
      86 86
      He needs time in the glass. Then it goes with pleasure through the sweet nutty drying meadow. Behind it are small vanilla sticks in lemon water. Nose is a little too sharp. Peppery oak? Another peppermint? Nose ok. but hopefully the main part will be better.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Oily and smooth with appropriate spice freight you go. Light vanilla with fresh mowed flower meadow. Now it gets a bit woodier in the direction of peat and pepper. A still mild and also full mouthfeel. Balanced as it should be. Good choice of barrel.
    • Finish
      89 89
      He sounds long and very friendly. ! The best part.! Drying oak, nutty to malty with floral notes.
      Glorious. Now getting drier but wonderfully rounded. He goes and goes and goes. Wow. Refill is announced. class

  2. craide scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    A wonderfully fresh light whisky. Not too complex and the sherry ripening brings the fruity dark component.
    He is worth his money.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Sweet pleasantly soft nose, light peach and citrus notes, lemon balm,
      Transition into a freshly smelling summer meadow, hints of marzipan
    • Taste
      87 87
      Fruity sweet, apple, cherries,
      Followed by floral notes, slightly spicy at the back with slight bitter notes, almonds,
      Well balanced, alcohol almost too little.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Medium long, first fruit, apples becomes less subtle sherry sweetness penetrates, drier towards the end, oak with some vanilla

  3. schengel10 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    My dearest Glenmorangie - a mature, noble and very good Highland Malt, high-quality bottle, nice packaging and a very acceptable price!
    • Nose
      subtle, sweet, flowery, malt, caramel, some oak;
    • Taste
      sweet, harmonious onset, spice (oak), spices, walnuts, dried fruit, sherry, caramel, ripe, balanced, complex;
    • Finish
      long, warm finish; in the end clearly walnuts;

  4. Kaleva scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Great whisky, very smooth and with excellent balance. Not very complex but highly enjoyable even without that. The cost of 70-80 euros makes it one of the best purchases in this price category.
    • Nose
      Mild, floral, honey, red apples, pear, nougat
    • Taste
      Spicy, dried fruits, walnuts, butter, oranges, figs
    • Finish
      Medium, nutty, dried pears, hint of white pepper

  5. LeChiffre scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    Dangerously tasty, soft and well-balanced single malt. The nutty-spicy notes in combination with the honey sweetness are interesting. Not very cheap.
    • Nose
      85 85
      Balanced, fresh fruity sweetness, nutty (walnut), sherry, oak
    • Taste
      85 85
      mouth-filling and oily, fruity sweetness, honey sweetness, then increasingly strong nutty spiciness, tingling on the tongue, sherry notes and some oak
    • Finish
      84 84
      long, warming and slightly dry, nutty, fruity sweetness, pleasant oak notes

  6. Jasper1987 scored this whisky 83 points Newbie

    so.. it's nice. Nothing wrong with it. But it doesn't make me dance on the table either.
    It's sweet, icing sugar with some soft exotic (dried) fruits. Bit of orange, peach. Soft butterscotch. Soft spices, cinnamon/nutmag, soft oak. A hint of mint, ginger, floral. I do like the (soft) nuttiness it has. Inviting, polite but a bit boring.

  7. Dottore scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    After the Glenmorangie 18 with me now for a long time, yes I admit it, a little disdained and dusty standing around in the corner, but now has settled in the leftovers something like old botttle flavor. The nose is now clearer, nuttier and more complex compared to previous years. The cereal notes are dominant, but are accompanied by quite pleasant dried fruits and floral scent. In the mouth, however, quickly dominates the boring oak dryness, which is why I'm not warm with this whisky and unfortunately will not. Here I lack fruit, spice and complexity. The finish is short and dry. Ordinary standard paint.

  8. Mr. D. scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  9. Alex Fridays scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Dried fruits, spices, oak cask, floral, fresh grass, apples, vanilla, toffee, cream and honey notes on nose.

    Caramel, fruits, apples, oak, cream, toffee and honey notes on taste.

    Long finish with spices, vanilla, oak, a little bit ginger notes.

    Sweet and easy to drink whisky.

  10. PatSch23_12 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Reminiscent reminiscent of Old Pulteney, but missing here as I said the fruit. A pity ..
    • Nose
      Sweet vanilla cream, creme brulee and pickled orange fillets, as well as mango from the tin. These are joined by mild nuts, such as almonds and hazelnuts, possibly greasy macadamia. Flowery-fresh tea with tender hay.
    • Taste
      comparatively dry, much drier at least than the 10-year-old and the three wine finishes. Less fruit, more nuts, more spice. Cinnamon and pepper, but also lemony-spicy ginger and chilli powder (which does not quite suit my picture of Glenmorangie).
    • Finish
      Dry, warm wood, tart sencha tea and spicy-dark caramel.

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