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Glenmorangie The Original

Overall rating
80.07/100
votes
1132
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
1st & 2nd Fill American White Oak Casks
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L12 032 09:38 6ML
Barcode
5010494560282
Added on
04 Nov 2007 5:00 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 36.38

Whisky Reviews for Glenmorangie The Original

138 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.07 points

  1. Slàinte Mhath scored this whisky 80 points Administrator

    Light, accessible and rather undemanding - that's probably the best way to describe Glenmorangie's 10-year-old entry-level Single Malt. Matured exclusively in ex-bourbon casks, the nose is fresh and clean with unripe, quite sour fruits (green apples and grapes), vanilla cream and honey. With water, some herbal/minty notes start to emerge. On the palate, it arrives spirity and aromatic with citrus fruits, pears and nutmeg, turning more dry and bitter in the development. The finish is of medium length, nutty and mildly spicy. Solid average but nothing special.

    RATING: 3.0/5.0 stars ≙ 80 pts → AVERAGE
    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      80 80

  2. whiskyd scored this whisky 58 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      50 50
    • Taste
      60 60
    • Finish
      60 60

  3. Alex Fridays scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Apples, baking spices, floral, perfume, grass climbing, citrus, sweet fruits, honey notes on nose.

    Sweet, vanilla, apples, honey, citrus, caramel, cream, fruits note on nose.

    Short finish with spices, apples, vanilla, oak and honey notes.

  4. Falnor scored this whisky 71 points Expert Senior

    Quite easy, drinkable, not very special but affordable. A fair combination for this entry level malt
    • Nose
      Sweet spring apples and citrus fruit like orange and lime. Honey and cereals with some butter.
    • Taste
      Again the apples and vanilla with honey and cream. A little fudge. Not so complex and quite the easy drinker.
    • Finish
      Short finish. At the end slightly spicy, but the sweet vanilla with citrus is the main part.

  5. Danny1968 scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    A delicious malt with after ripening on ex-bourbon barrels of American white oak is a whisky with vanilla, peach and orange flavors.

  6. Lorion scored this whisky 71 points Expert Senior

    What a mild whisky. And in that capacity he has convinced me more than his larger siblings (Lasantar and Nectar). 71 points.
    • Nose
      Mild, sweet, uncomplicated. Slightly malty, (citrus) fruity.
    • Taste
      Incredibly mild and supple in the nose.
    • Finish
      Medium long and mild.

  7. iDea D scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    No or very, very little water. Great summer dram. Good value for money. Its no high flyer, but it doesn't disappoint either. Happy to recommend.
    • Nose
      w/o water: sweet of fresh flowers, vanilla, perfumed, Irish whisky.

      w/ water: adds citrus notes
    • Taste
      w/o water: sharp and sweet arrival, swift and short development of sweet milky chocolate to butterscotch.

      w/ water: hesitant arrival, sharp development to bitter citrus. No chocolate.
    • Finish
      w/ water: short and bitter sweet.

  8. ctu scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    High quality "entrance" level whisky from Highlands. Wonderful balances.
    • Nose
      Plenty of flowers and fruits, mainly citruses. In addition, the american white oak also worked nicely.
    • Taste
      There are plenty of oak and vanilla. Sweet fruits and sour citruses. Touch of mint.
    • Finish
      Medium length, fruity. sweet, spicy.

  9. Tuco1972 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

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

  10. jhut scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    Pleasant experience
    • Nose
      hmmmm, syrup tones. Little strawberry and cherry, any red fruit at all. Nice tones, nice in balance. Very sweet though.
    • Taste
      sweet, fruit show. Little to get out of it
    • Finish
      Nice, bit spicy but generally sweet again. Not caramel sweet like Dalwhnnie but really syrupy. Once.

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