Glenmorangie Dornoch

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Limited Edition
Ex-Bourbon (Am. White Oak) Amontillado Finish
43.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
27 Oct 2014 12:03 pm by GlenSikkes

Average value

€ 76.35

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236 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Glenmorangie Dornoch

43 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.76 points

  1. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Hay notes evoking the Lowlands. Pretty austere. Herbal notes more and more present. Really original for a Glenmorangie
    • Taste
      Spicy, the sherry is not very noticeable, it only rounds off the whole thing.
    • Finish
      Spicy with notes of coffee.

      Enthusiasm 3/5

      Whisky n ° 2069

  2. BeatF scored this whisky 81 points Moderator

    On the package, a huge story about the inspiration of Dr. L. by the coastline. Does a good whisky need that? And JM gives a whopping 94 points.
    • Nose
      Nutty, that's the first impression. Citrus the second. Apples. And then there is some mint and tangy malt. The beginning is good.
    • Taste
      Floral, slight bitterness, but not entirely convincing.
    • Finish
      Honey, still floral, liquorice, slightly like vinegar. Medium-long finish. Where is the promised incense here? Light smoke is often equated with dark honey. And where is the finishing with the sherry barrel? The vinegar taste? But the drop is not completely bad; And after all, by purchasing the bottle according to the packaging, we saved the coast for future generations. That’s something, and that's why JM distributed his 94 points.

  3. MrYens scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

  4. Nanuuk scored this whisky 80 points Expert Junior

    Nose – In the forefront is the bourbon casks, lovely vanilla, sweet, malty and with tones of new wood/resin. Maybe some fresh green apples, citrus notes and spice/herbs too.

    Taste – This one is weak in the taste, feels almost watery (might be the low alcohol), then tones of apples, honey and citrus. After some time, caramel, cane sugar and ginger (and other spices) emerge.

    There is no subtle peat in here at all, as promised by Glenmorangie’s marketing team.


  5. Kantenmechaniker scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    This is not a special whisky now, mild, fairly simple, something that I would offer to guests who can do nothing else with whisky that does not hurt anyone
    • Nose
      A relatively straightforward ex-bourbon nose, sweet, vanilla, malty, a little coconut, a little mint, relatively mild and pleasing, red apple, and also green apple with some acidity, very light oak influence, which brings some spice
    • Taste
      somewhat watery, creamy, sweet, thin, apple, vanilla, the sweetness dominates, now also slight acidity from the apple, minimally bitter, pleasant, but nothing more
      on the second sip it has a little more substance, but not really very much, now a little coconut
    • Finish
      a little salt, still quite sweet, honey, now a little oak, tart, the mouthfeel becomes drier, medium-long, I find the finish best

  6. Bj0rnp1 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      citric fruits, flowers
    • Taste
      nuts, citric fruits, lemon, spices
    • Finish
      nuts, citric fruits, lemon, spices

  7. EnjoyLife89 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      81 81
      Sherry; Honey; Vanilla and caramel, after the first sip of citrus
    • Taste
      83 83
      weak spiciness, then light oak, which becomes more intense over time, then the sherry (dry fruit, minimal bittersweet note and a hint of tobacco) slowly shows
    • Finish
      83 83
      rather short, some caramel, oak, a little fruit and again sherry, again some citrus

  8. schengel10 scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    A soft, mild, very neat highland malt; maybe a bit young and not cheap!
    • Nose
      fruity (peach, nectarine), some caramel, a lot of vanilla;
    • Taste
      pleasant sweet onset, citrus (peaches), nutty, spicy, vanilla, caramel, oily, round and harmonious;
    • Finish
      medium length finish; long fruity finish with vanilla;

  9. Falnor scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    This dram is just alright, tasted with a few others and it didn't stand out.
    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      79 79

  10. Docmacwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Jim Murray has awarded 94 points to the Dornoch.


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