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Glenmorangie Lasanta

Overall rating
82.07/100
votes
293
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
3rd Edition
Bottled
2014
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Oloroso & PX Sherry Cask Finish
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
100 ml 700 ml
Bottle code
L14 112
Barcode
5010494917840
Added on
02 Aug 2014 5:37 pm by Contra Check
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 45,42

Whisky Reviews for Glenmorangie Lasanta

43 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.07 points

  1. Lorion scored this whisky 68 points Expert Senior

    Very pleasant. A whisky to drink, you do not have to spend a long time verriechen. You can also just leave it out.
    • Nose
      Fruity, subtle sherry influence. Alcohol stings a bit uncomfortable.
    • Taste
      Fruity taste with a good start. the alcohol pushes nicely here without disturbing. Unfortunately, not much else happens. Various fruits without counterpoint. Barely sweet, barely oak, barely vanilla.
    • Finish
      Medium long and .... fruity.

  2. Alex Fridays scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Glenmorangie Lasanta is the 12 year old, Sherry cask finished, bottled at 43% ABV. It first matures in bourbon casks before being moved over to Oloroso and Pedro Ximénez Sherry casks for a finishing period.
    Lasanta appears with sweet notes of raisin, dried fruits, Christmas cake, apples, polish, spices, stewed apples, ripe fruits and oak. The palate is sweet with raisin, dried fruits, spices, pepper and oak notes. The long finish goes with spices, oak, dried fruits, vanilla notes. It’s sweet, dry and spicy. Lasanta is an interesting and sweet whisky with noticeable bourbon and sherry casks notes. It’s a good whisky for sweet-tooths.

  3. schero scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Blindtasting-Tip
    Highlander
    Refill sherry or sherry finish
    14 years in approx
    Clynelish Distillers Edition
    • Nose
      Sweet pastries, some cloves, orange peel, marzipan, moor, a bit musty, forest soil
    • Taste
      Lots of oranges, beeswax, restrained onset, thin to slightly creamy on the tongue, vanilla, light oak bitterness
    • Finish
      Orangige and marzipan-tasting oak, slightly warming, quite a short finish,

  4. midnite did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Surprisingly brash (even a bit hot) for the usually-smoother-than-smooth Glenmorangie brand. 

    Nice, powerful nose. 

    Too much sticky, sickly sweet PX influence, though, which spoils the fun once it hits the tongue. 

  5. dram-drinker scored this whisky 87 points Moderator

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      85 85

  6. dram-drinker scored this whisky 87 points Moderator

    Pretty drinkable
    • Nose
      Roasted nuts, hints of dried fruits, little sweetness
    • Taste
      Oily, creamy, good sweetness, fine oakwood, dried fruits again, milk chocolate
    • Finish
      Medium long, warm

  7. AdelphosHume scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    The nose becomes darker and more richly sweet with time. When I first opened the bottle, too much time would bring an alcohol burn to the finish, but after about 3 weeks and 1/3 of the bottle finished, that stopped . The development of the taste is moderately paced, but picks up toward the finish. It fades slowly from the oak and sherry tannins for about a minute. I liked the Quinta Ruban, but this one has a much more amenable character.  
    • Nose
      Tangerines and faint roasted almonds, dark chocolate covered raspberries, dates and malt, baking spices (clove, cinnamon, and corriander) and brown sugar, soft oak and oak char, mixed apple compote (fuji and granny-smith) and lemon with zest, and candied ginger. 
    • Taste
      Soft oak, a dash of spiced honey, olorosso sherry (dark fruits and tannins) and citrusy malt, slightly fermented dried fruits (figs, dates, and papaya), heavily spiced baked apples, a dash of walnut oil, and a touch of violet candies.
    • Finish
      Tart green apples, dark-chocolate covered espresso beans, faint black pepper, and a mix of oak and sherry tannins. 

  8. edhunter15 scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    I am really positively surprised by this Glenmorangie. With great vanilla, nut, chocolate and exotic fruit flavors, the malt has much more to offer than the relatively unspectacular data suggest. Especially in view of its price range, I can only recommend this malt!
    • Nose
      A nice interplay of pleasant sherry and ex-bourbon notes is evident even in the first nose. Exotic fruit notes (honeydew melon, kiwi), sweet honey waffles, soft nut nougat aromas and typical raisin notes are created on creamy vanilla flavors. With a little oxygen, the creamy vanilla notes are a little more present and complemented by fruity-spicy white wine aromas and nutty latte coffee aromas.
    • Taste
      Both the exotic fruits as well as nutty vanilla notes and some latte are also found here. In addition, there is a distinct chocolaty oak, but it comes along extremely soft.
    • Finish
      Now also develops the typical spice of the European oak (clear dark chocolate and pleasant coffee roasting aromas). In the end, besides the oak, a lot of vanilla and sweet-and-sour kiwi aromas are left in the mouth.

  9. mema82 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      80 80

  10. dRambo scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      80 80

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